[HEADS UP] Radeon r6/7xx drm code to be committed

Gary Jennejohn gary.jennejohn at freenet.de
Mon Mar 9 09:43:34 PDT 2009

On Mon, 9 Mar 2009 12:16:38 -0400
Robert Huff <roberthuff at rcn.com> wrote:

> Gary Jennejohn writes:
> >  > >  This should work on pretty much all Radeon r600+ cards (and the older
> >  > >  stuff as well).  With the appropriate X drivers, you should get EXA
> >  > >  accelleration and Xv.  3d is not available yet, afaik.
> >  > 
> >  
> >  This is kernel code and has nothing directly to do with ports.
> 	Let me be more specific.
> 	Assuming I'm using a 3850, which I believe is the RV670
> chipset, is there anything I will need to change in xorg.conf (or
> elsewhere) to take advantage of/not break the new code?

I have an RS780 and added these lines to the Device section (where the
driver is loaded):

Option      "DRI"
Option      "AccelMethod" "exa"

I'm using radeonhd-devel.  You may need to to use other settings depending
on the driver.

Gary Jennejohn

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