Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 21st Sep 2006 08:54 UTC, submitted by brandon
3D News, GL, DirectX ATI has released the 8.29.6 version of its proprietary Linux drivers, with the announcement that the 9000, 9100, and 9200 IGP and Mobility Radeon chipsets are no longer supported by the new version. Radeon 8500, 9000, 9100, 9200, and 9250 devices are also dropped from support. Thankfully, these models are supported in 2D/3D mode by the open source DRI driver.
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RE: Thank goodness
by gleng on Thu 21st Sep 2006 15:57 UTC in reply to "Thank goodness"
gleng
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2006-02-16

Indeed. I have two Radeon 9200 cards. One in my old x86 PC and one in my PowerPC Mac mini.

I use Linux on both machines, and I can happily report that the open source radeon drivers work perfectly with 2D and 3D acceleration on both architectures.

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