Don't buy AMD products (was Re: Xorg and ATI card query.)

Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at
Tue Mar 13 19:58:35 UTC 2007

We need to start hounding on AMD to publish the developer
documentation for all radeon chipsets. I for one will not buy any AMD
or ATI components until they decide to fix the problem.

Here's the email address of AMD's president: dirk.meyer at

Give him your two cents.

On 3/12/07, Daniel O'Connor <doconnor at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 March 2007 05:10, Yann Golanski wrote:
> > I have an ATI Radeon X1950 Sapphire and I am trying to get X/FreeBSD
> > working with it.  My system is a clean install of FreBSD.   I've managed to
> > get VESA to "work" but cannot get much more than that.
> There is no open source support for this card (alas). It's VESA or fglrx.

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