Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 22nd Aug 2010 22:32 UTC, submitted by Michael
AMD "AMD continues to abide by their commitment to provide open-source support for their graphics cards and as proof of that this afternoon they have released their initial hardware acceleration code that supports the ATI Radeon HD 5000 "Evergreen" family of consumer grade graphics processors. While this Evergreen support isn't yet finished and for the time being is targeted towards Linux developers and enthusiasts, you can now play around with your ATI Radeon HD 5000 graphics processor on an open-source driver while having 2D EXA, X-Video, and OpenGL acceleration."
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RE[2]: Nice...
by JRepin on Mon 23rd Aug 2010 11:42 UTC in reply to "RE: Nice..."
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Maybe not so long. As far as I know the jump to supporting OpenGL 2.1 is quite big. And from this to 3.0 and then 4.0 is much smaller. Definitey not what the version numbers would suggest. So we might be getting OpenGL 3/4 sooner then we think.

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