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AMD Launches Open GPU Website

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD has today launched their new open GPU documentation website for register-level documents covering their ATI Radeon products. In addition, they are now providing an email address for any open-source developers who may have questions concerning these documents.

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Future AMD GPUs To Be More Open-Source Friendly?

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD is on the heels of releasing the next set of GPU programming documentation to aide in the development of the open-source R500/600 drivers (xf86-video-ati and xf86-video-radeonhd).

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Alternative Open Source Drivers for ATI Graphics Cards

http://linuxmini.blogspot.com

There are several different drivers available for various ATI graphics cards in Mandriva Linux 2008 that may be of interest in certain situations. This entry concerns the free software set of drivers. Some notes on the proprietary drivers may be found further down this document.

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Free software drivers: the unmatrix

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Well, it’s been a while—“cough!”—the set’s all dusty since my previous post about 3D cards...One thing that isn’t quite dusty though, is the state of free software drivers! I will sum up the different evolutions (some would even say, revolutions) that have occurred over this summer (June-September 2007).

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The Progress Of The RadeonHD Driver

http://www.phoronix.com

It's going on two weeks since the RadeonHD driver was made available, which is AMD's sanctioned open-source driver for the Radeon X1000 (R500) and Radeon HD 2000 (R600) series (as well as future generations of AMD GPUs).

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ATI Radeon HD 2900XT Powered By Open-Source Driver

http://www.phoronix.com

The open-source Avivo driver is currently bound to supporting the ATI R500 GPU family and with efforts now being focused on the RadeonHD driver, this reverse-engineered driver will likely never support the newer GPUs (The Death Of The R500 Avivo Driver). However, the RadeonHD driver that was pushed out into the public a few hours ago does support the R600 series.

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Introducing The RadeonHD Linux Driver (xf86-video-radeonhd)

http://www.phoronix.com

The fruit of the announced open source driver effort between amd and novell have already been released in preliminary form.

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Open-Source Developers Speak Out About AMD

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD started delivering on their word of providing GPU specifications to the open-source community without a Non-Disclosure Agreement, and now with the 2007 X Developer Summit having come to a close, we asked several key members of the X.Org community on how they judge AMD's recent move.

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AMD Begins Opening Specs

http://www.x.org

The start of the specification opening for AMD/ATI cards, docs available now.

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NVIDIA: Got Specifications?

http://www.phoronix.com

This past week AMD raised the Linux graphics bar but the ball has now landed in NVIDIA's court. NVIDIA can either play ball by pushing forward with a similar effort, and then all of the big three GPU manufacturers would be cradling an open-source strategy, or they may find themselves in trouble down the road.

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AMD: GPU Specifications Without NDAs!

http://www.phoronix.com

This morning at the X Developer Summit in the United Kingdom, Matthew Tippett and John Bridgman of AMD have announced that they will be releasing their ATI GPU specifications without any Non-Disclosure Agreements needed by the developers!

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AMD partners with Novell to open source ATI graphic drivers

http://www.desktoplinux.com

AMD announced on Sept 7 a major strategic change in open-source graphic processors support. It announced it would provide open-source information and a development package supporting the ATI RadeonHD 2000 series ATI Radeon X1000 series of graphics processing units on Linux desktops.

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Get your questions about AMD/ATI open source drivers commitment answered

http://airlied.livejournal.com

David Airile, who has been working hard on open source drivers for ATI graphics cards and has been working with AMD on the new commitment to open source community for about 3 months, talks about all this. He is also accepting questions people might have about the commitment and the drivers.

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AMD opens up to Linux with ATI

http://www.beyond3d.com

AMD just announced that its upcoming Catalyst 7.9 drivers for Linux will not only finally provide support to HD 2000 series on the OS, but it is also claimed to host the most significant series of enhancements ever for Linux users. As far as AMD graphics drivers are concerned, that is.

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Are Linus Torvalds, IBM, AMD, others at odds over pushing hardware drivers out of Linux?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

I can’t possibly profess to know what the pros and cons are of pushing hardware device drivers into the hypervisors that support virtualization technologies like those from XEN and VMware.

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