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Date:      Mon, 25 Sep 2006 20:52:55 +0400
From:      "Andrew Pantyukhin" <infofarmer@FreeBSD.org>
To:        "Steve Roome" <steve@pepcross.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Radeon >R300 3d support
Message-ID:  <cb5206420609250952ue69d476vd24314a0c9ac7cdb@mail.gmail.com>
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On 9/25/06, Steve Roome <steve@pepcross.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 05:39:21PM +0400, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> > On 9/23/06, Steve Roome <steve@pepcross.com> wrote:
> > >Hi, I've noticed a lot of people trying to get radeons with R300 and
> > >newer cores working with FreeBSD and 3D acceleration. At least there's
> > >been a fair few unanswered requests for it for a while now.
> > >
> > >So, does anyone know when the newer ati drivers will be put in the x.org
> > >port, or when that will be updated.
> >
> > xorg 7.x will hit the ports tree any time now. 6.9 already has some
> > basic support, e.g. my 9550 works, very slowly though.
>
> What do you mean by basic support ? My PCIE X700 now has semi working
> 3D acceleration - glx and working dri working well enough to play with
> a few OpenGL apps, I've gone so far as to actually set some of the
> reallyslick screensavers up - and most work okay, well, not all, some
> of them whine about the odd issue, but there is limited 3D acceleration
> here.

I mean, FWIW, that 6.9 has basic support for 3D on my 9550. 6.8
doesn't and I heard that 7.0 has much better support.

> The 6.9 in the ports gave me only 2D acceleration, as expected, no DRI
> no glx etc.
>
> So, which version of 7.x is coming into the ports, and what version of
> the ati driver will be coming in with it ?

7.1, the one that's bundled.



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