ATI R600/700 3D Support In Fedora 12
Phoronix: ATI R600/700 3D Support In Fedora 12
Fedora 12 provides "out of the box" support for kernel mode-setting with ATI R600/700 series graphics hardware, but it does not provide 3D acceleration by default. However, Red Hat's X developers have made it very easy to enable this 3D support for the ATI Radeon HD 2000, 3000, and 4000 series hardware by just installing a special Mesa package from yum. In this article we are taking a quick look at where the R600/700 3D support is at in Fedora 12.
Built-in Radeon 3100 RS780 working great!
Using XOrg Server 1.6.4, Mesa 7.6, radeon_hd 1.8, kernel 2.6.32-rc5 on a Toshiba L305D at 1280x800 is working amazingly well for me.
IoQuake3, OpenArena, WorldOfPadman, Nexuiz, Tremulous, BZFlag, SuperTuxKart are all working with no unusual artifacting. Frame rates are approximately 60 for IOQ3, OA and WOP.
Alien Arena works, but frame rates are pretty low, which is not unexpected for Alien Arena.
I build all of my programs from source, so my versions are probably not what you'd find on a standard distribution.
About the only thing that I'm hoping for is OpenGL 2.X and 3.X support.