xf86-video-ati 6.9.1 Release Candidate
Phoronix: xf86-video-ati 6.9.1 Release Candidate
It's been nearly six months since xf86-video-ati 6.9.0 was released, but we're finally nearing a new version of this open-source ATI driver. David Airlie has announced the release of the first xf86-video-ati 6.9.1 release candidate. Presented in the first xf86-video-ati 6.9.1 release candidate (v126.96.36.199) are several new features...
This is the same driver that behaves so badly with Fedora 9 and a Radeon 9550!
I tried this driver this morning and it made my Xorg process spin uselessly on a CPU when I tried to login. This might have been due to
(I can recheck.)
Option "EXAVSync" "on"
For reference, I am running Fedora 9 with a vanilla 188.8.131.52 kernel on a dual P4 Xeon machine with HT enabled and with 2 GB RAM.
And yes, I can use this driver successfully provided EXAVSync is "off". So there's obviously still a problem with vsync and Radeon 9550s.