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Date:      Mon, 25 Dec 2006 16:25:47 +0300
From:      "Andrew Pantyukhin" <infofarmer@FreeBSD.org>
To:        "deeptech71@gmail.com" <deeptech71@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: hardware acceleration for ATI Radeon 9600 ?
Message-ID:  <cb5206420612250525p71658a9bu313961c2fb6062ae@mail.gmail.com>
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On 12/25/06, deeptech71@gmail.com <deeptech71@gmail.com> wrote:
> Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> > On 12/24/06, deeptech71@gmail.com <deeptech71@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Last official ATI video card support for FreeBSD was the 9400 series
> >> drivers. I've heard about some reverse engineered drivers from Linux. Is
> >> there any way to get hardware acceleration for ATI Radeon 9600 series? I
> >> want to run OpenGL applications, and not with software rendering.
> >
> > AFAIK, you get that with Xorg 7.x.
> >
>
> Last time I was FreeBSDing was half a year ago. I'll test some 3D games
> on the 6.2-RELEASE. I will get a decent framerate, will I?

Unfortunately there are still some issues with Xorg 7.x, so
it's not in the ports collection yet. Fortunately you can
try those issues for yourself using a great howto at:

http://wikitest.freebsd.org/ModularXorg

Good luck!



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