[arch-dev-public] X.Org 7.3 pre-release testing repo
travis at archlinux.org
Thu Sep 6 07:32:19 EDT 2007
On Thu, 6 Sep 2007 12:36:25 +0300
"Roman Kyrylych" <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/9/6, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net>:
> > I see more problems
> > with fglrx though, as ATi has never been good with drivers and new
> > technology (neither new X servers, neither new ATI cards are supported
> > completely).
> Just look at recent news at http://www.phoronix.com/ ;-)
> AMD will soon release fglrx 8.41 which is a bir rewrite and _greatly_
> improves performance.
> Now I won't be surprised if 8.41/8.42 will support Xorg 7.3 (AIGLX is
> expected in 8.42).
> P.S.: LWN.net has reported that AMD representative at Kernel Summit
> said they will open specs and provide open source 2D driver for R500
> and all newer chips.
Indeed - this is an exciting time for the Radeon users. :D
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