radeonhd vs. avivo ?

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 06:17:05 PDT 2007

On 9/27/07, Xavier Bestel <xavier.bestel at free.fr> wrote:
> 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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