3D for AMD64 (was Re: Lack of Flash support is no longer
acceptable. Bounty established...)
hartzell at alerce.com
Thu Jun 26 16:40:25 UTC 2008
Mike Meyer writes:
> I'm not sure those are the drivers Theierry wants. The proprietary
> driver was called fglrx, not "radeon" or "radeonhd". Those two drivers
> have been in the X open source trees for quite a while now. I first
> started using the radeon driver on amd64 in late 2006. The versions I
> have checked out for FreeBSD are documented as
> Radeonhd has no 2d or 3d acceleration.
> Radeon has both, but only works for older cards.
> That is also on 7-stable, but I haven't updated the sources in a
radeonhd does offer 2d acceleration, and 3-d is a work-in-progress,
with existing support for some of the newish cards.
You can get more info here:
Actually, the entire thing is still a work-in-progress, but the
community is supportive.
If you try to build from the git sources, you'll need to have the
devel/xorg-macros port/package installed for the autogen.sh step to
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