Re: replacing X Window System !
From: Xavier Bestel
Date: Fri May 19 2006 - 10:40:28 EST
On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 16:34, David Greaves wrote:
> Panagiotis Issaris wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Helge Hafting wrote:
> >> [...]
> >> The problem with writing those 3D drivers is not complexity
> >> or "historic baggage" in the X codebase. It is the fact that
> >> only the vendors know how the cards work, and most of them
> >> won't tell us.
> >> To which the solution is: buy the cards that work, and screw the rest.
> > Just out of curiosity: Do you know any currently sold cards that support
> > XVideo, OpenGL and for which open source drivers are available?
> > With friendly regards,
> > Takis
> Almost all ATI cards :)
BEWARE !! None of the "Avivo" series (ATI X1000 and later) will work.
Only the readon (Radeon 7xxx, Radeon 8xxx, Radeon 9xxx, X600, X700,
X800) have drivers.
See DRI homepage for more information.
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