A few questions about graphics chipsets
zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Mon Aug 7 15:52:00 UTC 2017
On Mon, Aug 07, 2017 at 10:40:15AM +0000, Manish Jain wrote:
> I am writing a system configuration script for FreeBSD, for which I need
> to know a few things about the major graphics chipsets and their drivers.
> 1) AMD - My own box is Radeon (R5 230), driven by radeon (+radeonkms).
> I now see that there is a separate driver amdgpu. Is this inter-operable
> with radeon. That is to say, can a user choose either one to drive X
> under FreeBSD ?
For AMD identification, start at
Everything up to Sea Islands uses the radeon driver. The amdgpu is
for the newest chipsets (Volcanic Islands).
I live in a city. I know sparrows from starlings. After that
everything is a duck as far as I'm concerned. -- Monstrous Regiment
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