Phoronix: Open-Source 3D Success For Radeon RV770

We have just found out from AMD's John Bridgman that Alex Deucher, one of their open-source engineers, has today successfully rendered its first hardware-accelerated triangle on the Radeon HD 4800 series (RV770). In other words, the first open-source 3D milestone for this latest graphics card family from ATI! This is similar to back in March when there was the R500 glxgears milestone and coming two months after that was full 3D support with some Linux games running...

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