radeon and EXA

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Sep 20 23:07:19 PDT 2005

On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 11:51 +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> writes:
> > There is no render accel for EXA on the r300 and later. What chipset is
> > the 9500 Pro ? Without render accel, EXA is indeed pretty pointless.
> So, what _is_ a good chipset (from any manufacturer, though an older ATI
> models might be candidates) these days that is likely to be well
> supported by X into the future and offer good support for upcoming
> whizzy features (I mean X features like hardware-supported compositing,
> not 3d games)...?

Well, full EXA support for r300 will come sooner or later... it's just
that nobody wrote the code yet.


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