ATI on FreeBSD! FireGL Linux Driver Port

Eric Anholt eta at
Mon Dec 26 23:23:13 PST 2005

On Tue, 2005-12-27 at 00:10 -0700, Joshua Tinnin wrote:
> On Mon 26 Dec 05 22:30, Chris Gilbert <Chris at> wrote:
> > Sure!
> >
> > Below is a support list based on what ATI reports the driver
> > supports.
> >
> > Everything here should work as advertised, but to be sure, if you
> > have success with a particular card then let me know and I'll mark
> > the support as confirmed.
> >
> > It supports: (Put into a sane order, as opposed to what is on the ATI
> > site)
> <snip>
> > Radeon® 9600 series
> I have an ATI Radeon 9600XT, and I'm proud to report it's been working 
> for the last hour with no problems. I can live without the 3D 
> acceleration in FreeBSD, but 2D acceleration helps significantly. 
> Finally using my card's memory instead of the system's.

Hmm.  X.Org should be supporting the same 2d acceleration for 9600s as
fglrx.  Was that not the case?

Eric Anholt                                     eta at              anholt at
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