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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IkeKrull
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2006-01-24

Thats not what you said. You went back and edited the comment to erase what you said.

You said:

Before the end of this year, people who are fortunate enough to have ATI cards and have Linux installed will enjoy by far the best-performing bang-for-buck desktop systems on the planet.


Among other statements which give a very optimistic timeframe and overstate the current capabilities of these drivers.

If youre gonna spread misinformation, then mare a pathetic effort to cover it up expect to be called on it. Expect to be asked to back those statements up with facts, and expect to get pushed back when you push others.

Youve also accused phoronix (who i notice you quote a lot from to back up your positions) of shilling, Keith Packard of not being up to the job, and basically been a totally agressive ass about this whole thing, and then make out like its everyone else with the problem.

And just beause i don't share your 'Proprietary drivers are EVILEVILEVIL we must banish them even if it means accepting terrible performance' doesn't mean i have a 'barrow to push' or that anybody stole my lunch money, or that i'm a cranky sourpuss.

Theres the reality of this situation with these new drivers, and theres the fantasy world you're portraying. Perhaps we can meet somewhere in the middle?

And perhaps you could try to be honest rather than revising your posts after you make them to fit with your new claims?

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