current status for RV380 (RADEON X600) under X.Org
j.glisse at gmail.com
Sun Sep 24 03:18:09 PDT 2006
On 9/23/06, Julio Meca Hansen <julio28 at jumec.jazztel.es> wrote:
> I read a post in the April-06 mail archive about the support for the RV380
> (X600) chip,
> and the response was to use the r300 driver, but I have some concerns about
> the actual
> usability of the driver itself...
> 1. I currently (and recently, to be honest) have a Dell 2407WFP display,
> that's 1920x1200 at 60Hz
> does the actual r300 driver has support for that resolution for the RV380
> card at 24/32bpp?
Should support this without anyproblem.
> 2. I've been reading in the DRI status the following statement for all
> radeon cards above the 9250:
> "Cards below this point are not well supported for 3D, but do have
> accelerated 2D"
> is this statement still true? I mean... this statement has been present for
> ages, but I would
> like to know what's the 'real' status of the driver at this present moment.
> what does it support and
> what doesn't it support right now... how could I get to know about it?
The 3d support is improving but there is still a bunch of feature missing.
> 3. will I be able to compile X.Org with support for AIGLX being this driver
> open-source or maybe
> this driver has limited compliance with AIGLX or even... XGL?
Never tested myself but this should work fine with r300 dri driver.
> Hope this aren't too much question, but I'm really interested about it :)
> Thanks in advance,
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