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Re: RadeonHD driver status

On Tue, 30 Oct 2007 08:11:44 -0500
Mike Chambers <mike miketc com> wrote:

> Andrew,
> How has this driver been coming?  I thought I saw it in rawhide at one
> point and then removed?  I had heard this is the newer driver being
> worked on for updated ATI cards including R500 and whatever else?
> Will this be (re)included in the near future?

radeonhd was pulled from F8 due to it not really working.  It will
reappear in Fedora 9's rawhide.  Already in Fedora 8 is the avivo
driver which is an effort at supporting the same card set that started
before radeonhd.  Avivo is benefiting from ATI opening the
documentation and currently works a slight bit better than radeonhd.
However neither are in a state where we want to enable them by default.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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