radeon GPU usage under freebsd

Marat N.Afanasyev amarat at ksu.ru
Wed Sep 15 13:52:15 UTC 2010

Warren Block wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Sep 2010, Zeus V Panchenko wrote:
>> please, may somebody point me where to get info concerning the radeon
>> cards, which GPU supported under freebsd?
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=radeon&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=FreeBSD+8.1-RELEASE+and+Ports&format=html
> That's from the x11-drivers/xf86-video-ati port.
>> what i want is to use radeon GPU for work in gimp and raw procesors
>> like ufraw and darktable ...
> The first two definitely work, haven't tried the last.
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I think that question was about using GPU as co-processor, not as 
video-output engine. In this case answer is rather no. I know that for 
2xx-5xx radeons there is 'almost done' support for vaapi over gallium3d, 
but more modern GPUs still lack this support

SY, Marat

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