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    Default AMD Hawaii Code Published For X.Org DDX, Mesa

    Phoronix: AMD Hawaii Code Published For X.Org DDX, Mesa

    Just a few days after AMD published open-source Radeon kernel driver code for Hawaii, their latest-generation graphics processors, the user-space support has landed for the Mesa DRM library (libdrm), the xf86-video-ati X.Org DDX driver, recognition in the AMD LLVM GPU back-end, and the Mesa RadeonSI Gallium3D driver...

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

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    I remember a time when just getting mode-setting to work was considered a triumph for Linux, and here we complain about experimental 3D support that needs a little hackery to enable less than a month after new hardware comes out. Oh woe!
    Linux hardware support is definitely getting much better :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by grigi View Post
    I remember a time when just getting mode-setting to work was considered a triumph for Linux, and here we complain about experimental 3D support that needs a little hackery to enable less than a month after new hardware comes out. Oh woe!
    Linux hardware support is definitely getting much better :-)
    And once Mesa/Gallium have finally caught up, things are going to be even better.

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