[radeonhd] Initial Radeon R6xx/R7xx acceleration support pushed

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 19:12:24 PST 2008

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 8:39 PM, Nigel Rantor <wiggly at wiggly.org> wrote:
> Alex Deucher wrote:
>> It's finally here!  r6xx-r7xx-support branches of the drm and
>> xf86-video-radeonhd.
>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/mesa/drm/log/?h=r6xx-r7xx-support
>> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/driver/xf86-video-radeonhd/log/?h=r6xx-r7xx-support
>> After months of hard work we are finally able to push out initial drm
>> and accel code for r6xx and r7xx chipsets.  We couldn't have done this
>> without a lot of hard work from a lot of people.  Of particular note:
>> Matthias Hopf - implementing r600_demo as a test program to get the hw
>> up and running
>> Dave Airlie - initial r6xx drm implementation
>> John Bridgman - sheparding along the IP review process
>> This release is mostly targeted at developers as the code is not
>> really ready for regular use.  The accompanying r6xx/r7xx register
>> spec is still in IP review and will be released soon.
> Yay! Exciting!
> Congrats and thanks to everyone who made this possible.
> I'm a dev by trade and I'd be quite happy to test it on my system (R770) and
> provide reports, or would you only recommend this for people who actually
> want to hack on it?

It's not particularly useful for end users at the moment.


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