Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Sep 2009 22:29 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Linux Open source 3D graphics drivers for ATI R600 garphics cards has been submitted to the kernel-next tree for possible inclusion in the Linux kernel 2.6.32. "David Airlie has pushed a horde of new code into his drm-next Git tree, which is what will get pulled into the Linux 2.6.32 kernel once the merge window is open. Most prominently, this new DRM code brings support for kernel mode-setting with R600 class hardware as well as 3D support."
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RE[6]: R700+ also supported
by adamk on Sat 12th Sep 2009 00:51 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: R700+ also supported"
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Yes, compositing (via KDE or compiz) works with the current Mesa r100 through r500 driver, and even the (still experimental) r600/r700 driver, though with some remaining issues.

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