[arch-general] some notes on the radeon gallium driver

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Tue Oct 5 14:35:24 EDT 2010

 On 05.10.2010 20:27, Adam Chidlow wrote:
> Hey Stefano,
> What instructions did you follow? I'm interested on testing this (HD 4850 here).
> Cheers,
> Adam
> ------Original Message------
> From: Stefano Avallone
> Sender: arch-general-bounces at archlinux.org
> To: General Discusson about Arch Linux
> ReplyTo: stavallo at unina.it
> ReplyTo: General Discussion about Arch Linux
> Subject: [arch-general] some notes on the radeon gallium driver
> Sent: Oct 6, 2010 2:24 AM
> Hi,
> just if anyone is interested... I compiled mesa 7.9 and tried the radeon 
> gallium driver on a X300 ati card. It works pretty good. For instance, now I 
> can use the blur effect of kwin 4.5, while I couldn't with classic mesa 7.9 
> driver. I don't play games, so I cannot tell what is different with games...
> Maybe we might have an ati-dri package in [testing] that ships r300g instead 
> of r300c...
> Stefano
You can use my -gallium AUR packages. I use them on my r500 and it works
very well for games and the like.

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