AMD Chipset matrix?
onetwojojo at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 11:50:35 PDT 2008
On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 11:08 PM, Chad <masterclc at gmail.com> wrote:
> A long time ago I wrote...
> On Mon, Oct 1, 2007 at 5:00 AM, Luc Verhaegen <libv at skynet.be> wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 10:35:18AM -0600, Chad wrote:
> > > Hello!
> > >
> > > Assuming we have working drivers relatively soonish with the new AMD
> > > chips, will there be (or is there) a matrix of which drivers it is
> > > that will be supported? I'm wondering where the cutoff is for the old
> > > chips that won't be supported (at first) and which chips will be ready
> > > to use in a production machine. More specifically, will the AMD 690G
> > > be supported?
> > >
> > > And is there any estimated timeline for when (of course, assuming a
> > > positive on the if) it will be supported for use on multimedia apps
> > > such as MythTV and Xine.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > >
> > > -Chad
> > Hi Chad,
> > We know that the rs690 is very much an r5xx modesetting wise, and we
> > have the hardware sitting here and waiting for us to finally get to. I
> > hope to see this happen towards the end of this week.
> > Support for hw video overlays is possible, as the documentation is
> > available, but once again, this is an issue of time and this is
> > sheduled after the more important modesetting work.
> > So while we don't support the rs690 family yet, this will soon happen,
> > you can count on that, you just need to be slightly patient. I've been
> > waiting to install this cute hardware too for about a week now :)
> > Thanks,
> > Luc Verhaegen.
> > SUSE/Novell X Driver Developer.
> I am just curious, with all the new development, is this in a usable
> state (not developer-usable ;) ) yet? Some of the available boards
> that are ideal for HTPC applications (such as MythTV) have this
> chipset and it would be very nice to be able to take advantage of it.
> If it is indeed usable, can anyone point me to which driver/docs I
> should be testing/perusing?
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