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AMD Releases Cayman (Radeon HD 9600) Documentation

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD has put out their first public documentation concerning their Radeon HD 6900 "Cayman" series graphics processors. This 492 page document describes the Cayman instruction set architecture. We have also received an update at Phoronix from AMD concerning the Radeon HD 6900 series open-source support under Linux.

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AMD Puts Out Radeon HD 6000 Open-Source Driver

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AMD has just released their open-source driver for the Radeon HD 6000 series graphics cards (sans the Cayman GPUs) with KMS, 2D, and 3D acceleration.

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AMD Joins MeeGo Linux Open Source Linux Project

http://blogs.amd.com

At the MeeGo Conference 2010, AMD today announced it has joined The Linux Foundation’s MeeGo open source Linux project, and will provide engineering expertise intended to help establish the technical foundations for next-generation mobile platforms and embedded devices.

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China takes the lead in world's fastest computing with Linux

http://reallylinux.com

Perhaps as important as the ability to properly and effectively scale hybrid clustered CPU environment (in this case over 6144 Intel Xeon CPUs and 5120 AMD GPUs), is the fact that the underlying operating system is entirely Linux.

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AMD Releases Open-Source Drivers for ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series

http://www.phoronix.com

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 graphics processors.

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AMD Should Have Given RadeonHD Driver Project to Red Hat

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When given the chance, AMD should have let a real Linux company like Red Hat handle the free/libre ATI driver

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AMD reaches profitability for the first time in years

http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au

Advanced Micro Devices reached profitability for the first time in three years during the fourth quarter of 2009, benefiting from a legal settlement with Intel and a change in its business model, the company said on Thursday.

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Free ATI Radeon driver more popular than non-free Catalyst driver

http://www.phoronix.com

This is the first year that there were more people using the open-source ATI driver (through the xf86-video-ati DDX driver) than AMD's official Catalyst (fglrx) driver! There were 3,117 counts for xf86-video-ati, 2,770 for the Catalyst driver, and then 1,185 installations still using the xf86-video-radeonhd driver.

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AMD Loses Its Linux Core Engineering Manager, Matthew Tippett

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD's Catalyst Linux driver has improved substantially over the past few years with AMD now providing same-day Linux support, a near feature parity to the Windows Catalyst driver, and first-rate performance. Playing a critical role in improving the ATI Linux support has been Matthew Tippett. However, today will be his last day serving ATI / Advanced Micro Devices.

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AMD's RS880 / 785G Gains Open-Source Acceleration

http://www.phoronix.com

Back in March we shared that the open-source ATI driver had gained support for the unreleased ATI RS880 IGP. Well, the RS880 ended up being turned into the 785G due to some problems on AMD's side, but today this new, much more powerful IGP has launched.

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Intel, Antitrust, and the EU Commission: AMD Told the Truth

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This isn't a good time for monopolies to bully the market. I wonder how Microsoft is feeling today, now that Intel has been told to stop its anticompetitive rebates programs? From the EU Commission's press release: Intel awarded major computer manufacturers rebates on condition that they purchased all or almost all of their supplies, at least in certain defined segments, from Intel...

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Arch Linux Revolts Against ATI Catalyst Driver

http://www.phoronix.com

While AMD continues to improve the ATI Catalyst Linux driver from where they were at years ago by introducing new features like CrossFire and OpenGL 3.0 support while addressing outstanding bugs, no Linux graphics driver is yet in a perfect state.

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AMD and Novell: Kisses Then Tears

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The story about Novell and AMD is not so sweet after all

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Linux Graphics, a Tale of Three Drivers

https://www.linuxfoundation.org

The purpose of this essay is to illustrate by example the strengths and weaknesses of the open source development model versus the binary driver one.

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AMD Makes An Evolutionary Leap In Linux Support

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD also continues to publish new programming guides and register information on a routine basis for their latest and greatest hardware. This has been truly phenomenal to see, but AMD has now evolved their Linux support by taking it a large step further.

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