[HEADS UP] Experimental 3D HW accel support for Radeon HD 2xxx, 3xxx and 4xxx.

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Sat Dec 5 12:23:38 UTC 2009

on 05/12/2009 03:42 Norikatsu Shigemura said the following:
> Hi Radeon HD 2xxx, 3xxx and 4xxx users!
> 	I'm ready to update ports related Mesa3D to 7.6 base, graphics/dri,
> 	graphics/libGL*, graphics/libglut, graphics/mesa-demos and
> 	graphics/libdrm.  Please see also my attached patch file.  I'll
> 	update these as soon as tomorrow.
> 	Mesa3D 7.6 supports experimental r600 driver, as known as AMD
> 	R6xx/R7xx architecture.  I confirmed that it's good works, but
> 	buggy on my Radeon HD 4850 environment with 9-current/amd64 and
> 	xf86-video-radeonhd-devel.  Please see also [I known problem]
> 	section.

Additionally, as Robert has already mentioned[1], Mesa3D has a bug that leads to
text corruption in compiz/kde4.

[1] See thread with subject "kwin composite w/ opengl on r600?"

Andriy Gapon

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