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RadeonHD Driver Gets HDMI Support

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Published on 18 December 2007 02:50 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD
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The xf86-video-radeonhd driver has today received support to handle HDMI (High Definition Media Interface) connectors. While if you've used a DVI to HDMI dongle with the RadeonHD driver it would have worked already (as we shared in our recent ATI HDMI Linux article) this support is for those with integrated connectors. As the git commit says, HDMI connectors are treated like DVI connectors and this is just a simple patch that adds this to the RadeonHD AtomBIOS code. The Novell developers behind the RadeonHD driver haven't officially tested this method, so be sure to report your successes (or failures) to the RadeonHD IRC channel.

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