Artifacts on Radeon 4850

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Sun Jul 5 14:49:52 PDT 2009

On Sunday 05 July 2009, Alex Deucher wrote:
>On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 3:20 PM, Matt Turner<mattst88 at> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 4:11 PM, Casey Jones<jonescaseyb at> wrote:
>>> Would using the radeon-rewrite branch of mesa actually fix this?  AFAIK,
>>> this isn't a 3D/OpenGL problem.  Whenever Xorg is running it happens,
>>> including 2D.
>> No, the radeon-rewrite branch (which has been merged recently)
>> wouldn't change anything, as it doesn't support R6/700. If it's
>> happening with 2D, it's not a problem with Mesa anyway -- unless
>> you're using compiz, then it may be.
>>> Oh, and I am using EXA. Are there any other AccelMethods like XAA?
>>> And it isn't the hardware because it worked fine with fglrx.
>> Yes, XAA is also available.
>Only EXA is available on r6xx/r7xx hardware.

Can we expect that to change eventually?

Cheers, Gene
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