Ati Drivers ??

suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+linux at
Fri Sep 18 18:08:19 UTC 2009

2009/9/18 Bruno Wolff III <bruno at>:
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 12:56:46 -0400,
>  Tom Horsley <tom.horsley at> wrote:
>> Actually, a good question for ATI users right now is:
>> Does any supported linux distro still come with the old,
>> obsolete, pre-DRI2 version of X where radeon support was
>> actually quite good?
>> Or maybe the question is: How hard would it be to build
>> a X release for fedora that uses the older X?
> Or maybe, how can I help Airlie and Ajax get things working
> better?

I went from no X on a HD4870 to decent enough 2-D performance in a
matter of 6 months. I am very hopeful, just wish I knew enough
programming to help out more directly other than just using the
drivers and report bugs. :-\


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