ATI Radeon 9700 Pro DRM/DRI?

Doug Barton DougB at
Fri Jan 2 17:57:10 PST 2004

Eric Anholt wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 17:27, Doug Barton wrote:
>>Eric Anholt wrote:
>>>On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 06:31, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:
>>>>I recently built a kernel with the radeon DRM driver but it didn't work.  I
>>>>noticed a comment that it only supports up to the ATI Radeon 9000/9100.  Are
>>>>there any plans in the works to support later model cards?  If so, what
>>>>needs to be done to finish this (and test it)?
>>>There is no open-source support for 3d on r300+ cards, which includes
>>>everything above the 9500.
>>So the 9500 works, but everything after that is not supported? Is that 
>>true with XFree 4.4 as well?
> No, that was supposed to be "everything 9500 and above."  Sorry.

Argh. So, what's the last ATI card that has open-source 3d support? I'm 
going to be looking for a new system soon, and it sounds like nvidia is 
going to be my only option.



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