ATI's X.Org DDX Driver Gets KMS Ready
Phoronix: ATI's X.Org DDX Driver Gets KMS Ready
With the forthcoming Linux 2.6.31 kernel there is finally Radeon kernel mode-setting support so that those running ATI graphics cards on Linux will be able to experience a cleaner boot process, faster VT switching, improved security, and other overdue features for Linux. Using kernel mode-setting with ATI Radeon hardware will require a supported kernel that is built with the appropriate kernel configuration options. In addition, an updated DDX driver is also necessary so it realizes the kernel is handling the mode-setting process...