Recommend hardware - dual head, open drivers?

Luc Verhaegen libv at
Wed Sep 19 05:49:14 PDT 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 06:51:56AM +0000, Fredrik Jonson wrote:
> In <20070918121616.GD21928 at> Luc Verhaegen wrote:
> >  With the initial radeonhd driver now being pushed out any r5xx or
> >  r6xx device will, at one point in the future, make you a happy X/free
> >  software user :) 
> I'm already a happy X user, and have been for a long time. Thanks! =)
> Are you trying to tell me that there is no such device today?

There are such devices out there, there are quite a few.

> Well
> then, how far away is dual head support in the radeonhd driver?

Hardware support is there, it's waiting for some policy to be placed on 
top to properly handle this.

> And 
> would a Sapphire Radeon HD2400Pro be a good pick?

Yes, we have such a card here.

Luc Verhaegen
SUSE/Novell X Driver Developer.

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