Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Jun 2007 18:33 UTC, submitted by Michael
3D News, GL, DirectX "Last week the first open-source ATI R500 driver had entered the world. This new driver (named the xf86-video-avivo) is very early into development, but a small set of developers have been working on reverse engineering this GPU class for the past couple of months. This driver does not yet contain any 3D functionality or support for features that most end-users expect. At this point, the driver just contains very basic initialization and set video mode support for a portion of the Radeon X1000 family. Even with this very basic R500 driver, we couldn't help but to explore the Avivo driver for the past few days."
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RE: Nice but
by ThawkTH on Tue 19th Jun 2007 21:27 UTC in reply to "Nice but"
ThawkTH
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2005-07-06

I'd bet that close to 100% of the time, if a person is discussing a video card, somebody will say "Don't by ATI if you use Linux!"

Though AMD may soon hold that title. I think we're all hoping that doesn't happen...

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