[HEADS UP] Radeon r6/7xx drm code to be committed
rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 9 10:32:28 PDT 2009
On Mon, 2009-03-09 at 14:27 -0300, Nenhum_de_Nos wrote:
> On Mon, March 9, 2009 13:53, Robert Noland wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-03-09 at 12:16 -0400, Robert Huff 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?
> > rv670 is what I'm testing on... I tried to put a few details in the
> > commit message.
> > Basically, for R600+ you have to force DRI on for the moment. You
> > should also be using exa.
> > So, right now, I'm using radeonhd from git master, with :
> > Driver "radeonhd"
> > VendorName "ATI Technologies Inc"
> > BoardName "RV670PRO [Radeon HD 3850]"
> > BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
> > Option "DRI"
> > Option "AccelMethod" "EXA"
> > Option "Audio"
> > EndSection
> > robert.
> >> Robert Huff
> > --
> > Robert Noland <rnoland at FreeBSD.org>
> > FreeBSD
> I'm planning to move from nVidia to ATi, and all this work is what makes
> me do that. This code you're talking about, would benefit a HD4850 ?
Yes, an HD4850 should be supported. Note that 3d support does not exist
yet, but 2d (exa) and xv do.
Robert Noland <rnoland at FreeBSD.org>
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