The ati petition
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Sat Sep 4 12:34:47 PDT 2004
On Sun, 05 Sep 2004 00:35:13 +0800, Rogelio M. Serrano Jr.
<rogelio at smsglobal.net> wrote:
> On 2004-09-05 00:13:39 +0800 Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com>
> > On Sat, 04 Sep 2004 11:20:56 +0100, Hamie <hamish at travellingkiwi.com>
> > wrote:
> > They provide full 2D accerlation for all their currently available
> > cards as well as full support for both crtcs, non-bios mode setting,
> > and DFPs, LCDs, and CRTs. The only thing that requires the use of
> > their binary module is 3D acceleration for their current chips. Ati
> > is no different than any other chip vender at this point. With the
> > exception of intel no other vendor has released opensource drivers or
> > databooks for current generation 3D chips. When you look the feature
> > set they support in opensource it outweighs what almost evey other
> > vendor provides.
> Thats good to know. If Intel released all the specs for their 3d
> hardware even if it is not as powerfull as the others I know which
> board im going to buy now.
I'm not sure if they'll release the specs, but there is already full
(2d, 3d, dualhead, etc.) opensource support for their chips in
> Blood is thicker than water... and much tastier too.
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