radeonhd vs. avivo ?

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at free.fr
Thu Sep 27 06:06:08 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-09-27 at 14:56 +0200, Hanno Böck wrote:
> Hi,
> After the AMD spec release and the radeonhd-driver, I wanted to ask what the 
> status of the avivo-driver is.
> It seems that both avivo and radeonhd have the same goal, supporting r500/r600 
> cards. Does the release of radeonhd mean that avivo is dead? Will they be 
> merged? Will we have competing drivers for some time?
> Would be nice if some of the devs could make a statement on that.

IIRC, the author himself (Jérôme Glisse) stated that avivo was now
deprecated and replaced by radeonhd. It will stay because it's a great
example of a clean skeleton driver though.


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