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    Default The ATI Evergreen DRM Now Has Blit Support

    Phoronix: The ATI Evergreen DRM Now Has Blit Support

    While just earlier today we reported that the ATI Evergreen open-source 3D code may soon move into a Gallium3D driver while for now it's rather stagnate within the classic Mesa R600 driver, there is good news today to report from the Evergreen DRM/kernel side too. AMD's Alex Deucher has just released a patch to the Radeon DRM to enable blit support using the 3D engine for ATI Radeon HD 5000 series hardware...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODU4Mw

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    nice !

    everything is nicely coming together now - this just feels like last year with my old 4xxx card - only this time it's happening faster and better

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    Quote Originally Posted by kernelOfTruth View Post
    nice !

    everything is nicely coming together now - this just feels like last year with my old 4xxx card - only this time it's happening faster and better
    Probably because there is no longer a backlog of old crap to deal with first.

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    Well, a smaller backlog anyways

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    Maybe the backlog could be made to be even smaller next year? \o/

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    Yep, by next year it should be really small.

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