donation 2x radeonhd ati pci-e HD3450 LP for europian xorg developer

Tiago Vignatti vignatti at
Thu Oct 23 11:48:11 PDT 2008

Hi Jelle,

Jelle de Jong escreveu:
> I recently bought two cub 3d hd3450 ati radeonhd 16x pci-e devices for
> an multigpu muliseat setup. However currently the radeonhd does not
> support this. It does not want to setup the second card I tried both the
> randr 1.2 as the official xorg configuration styles. I posted logs on
> the radeonhd mailinglist, but multigpu support does not seem to be an
> development priority. So I was forced to buy nvidea cards and install
> nvidia kernel crap to get my systems working like I needed.

yeah, seems that the closed drivers all do ASIC init themselves. So it's 
a win for them while our server doesn't have a method to post secondaries.

> Now I got two spare devices, that I can either return to the shop or
> donate to an European developer. The only thing I would like in return
> is to get personal emails about the status of the multigpu/multicpu
> support and that it will be working in 6 months. If that is unreasonable
> we can workout something else. I do need to know what to do in a short
> time because of guarantee issues on the devices.

Thanks for the offer (though I'm from south america). I cannot accept 
this right now because I'm already busy with all my hackish volunteering 
stuffs. Why don't you adventure and try it yourself? It's a good time :)

Thank you,

Tiago Vignatti
C3SL - Centro de Computação Científica e Software Livre

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