ATI on FreeBSD! FireGL Linux Driver Port (New Version)
Chris at lainos.org
Sun Jan 1 01:59:13 PST 2006
Yup, I'll update the README with this information. (xorg-snap incompatibility)
Sorry for my absence for a few days, but here is the current agenda and
The amd64 version is about 50% ready with the help of a donated amd64 shell.
I have been sidetracked however, by some bugs in the fireglcontrolpanel.
Once these fireglcontrolpanel bugs are squared away I will resume work on the
amd64 port and release a simultaneous i386 and amd64 version with all of the
I'm also going to be expanding the documentation provided a fair deal to help
get people started. (In my opinion the official ATI docs severely lack and
expect the user to use their configuration utilities solely. They offer
little to no xorg.conf samples and so on.)
It's very important to me that we get what we have polished and working as
much as possible before complicating issues by adding a kernel module.
Once this has been accomplished, I will resume work on the kernel module
required for the 3D DRI.
On Thursday 29 December 2005 18:37, Ulrich Spoerlein wrote:
> Ok, it was pointed out to me, that xorg-server-snap won't work with this
> driver, and I'm happy to report that it works rock solid with the
> xorg-server port.
> I even got TV out working without a fuzz, only thing missing is XV on
> the TV screen (somehow, there is no XV_SWITCHCRT attribute as with the
> radeon(4) driver).
> Anyway, THANK YOU for this Christmas present ;]
> You might wanna mentio the xorg-server-snap incaompatibility in the
> README and this is my hardware, which is now known to work:
> acpi_video0 at pci1:0:0: class=0x030000 card=0x20011028 chip=0x4e501002
> rev=0x00 hdr=0x00 vendor = 'ATI Technologies Inc'
> device = 'Mobility Radeon 9700 (M10 NP) (RV350)'
> class = display
> subclass = VGA
> Ulrich Spoerlein
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