ATI HD5850 support?
rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 25 16:58:14 UTC 2009
On Wed, 2009-11-25 at 11:36 -0500, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 November 2009 11:11:46 Oliver Lehmann wrote:
> > Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> > > http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19446
> > >
> > > Modesetting works, digital outputs don't, and none of the code has been
> > > committed. There is no timeframe yet, and you'd be stuck with the vesa
> > > driver till modesetting is committed.
> > Ok, since it is hard right now to get a HD5850 anyway I guess I have to
> > wait until at least digital output is working (digital out and dual
> > monitor support i need at least).
> > Is there a place where I could "monitor" if the drivers gets updated with
> > rv8xx support?
> > http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/driver/xf86-video-radeonhd
> > There? Or would it be a "patchset" at first anyway so it won't pop up
> > there?
> It will probably happen with the 'radeon' driver first, which is here:
> And it will most likely get added to git as soon as it's available for
> You could also keep an eye on phoronix:
> They tend to post on major updates to video drivers in the *nix world.
Right, I was mostly only referencing kernel side support, not userland.
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