3D for AMD64 (was Re: Lack of Flash support is no longer acceptable. Bounty established...)

Thierry Herbelot thierry at herbelot.com
Wed Jun 25 17:59:32 UTC 2008

Le Wednesday 25 June 2008, Ben Kaduk a écrit :
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 6:06 PM, Thierry Herbelot <thierry at herbelot.com> 
> > is there any hope for having the newly open-sourced radeon/radeon-hd AMD
> > drivers (and the related 3D acceleration) to work under FreeBSD-AMD64 ?
> Well, I'm using radeonhd right now on a
> [kaduk at periphrasis /usr/src/sys/contrib/dev/ath/public]$ uname -a
> FreeBSD periphrasis.mit.edu 7.0-STABLE FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE #4: Wed May
> 14 00:27:26 EDT 2008
> root at periphrasis.mit.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/PERIPHRASIS  amd64

good news !
> I don't think I have anything that uses 3d installed at the moment, but
> the 2d seems like it's getting accelerated (non-accelerated dual-monitors
> can be painfully slow).

what are the details for your machine ? (graphics board make, motherboard 
chipset etc)

I was thinking of buying a new machine with AMD 780G or 790GX chipsets, whose 
integrated graphics board is supposed to be driven by radeonhd.


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