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AMD Releases Cayman (Radeon HD 9600) Documentation

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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 Releases Open-Source Drivers for ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series

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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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“DRM is Probably 70% of the Complication in Supporting Open Source”

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RadeonHD driver suffers from Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) which Microsoft and the copyright cartel push into GPUs

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

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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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Kernel Log: X server 1.7 delayed; Compiz runs on newer Radeon GPUs; DRBD in kernel soon

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Although some X.org drivers have been updated for X server 1.7, development work is running behind schedule. New drivers from AMD, Intel and Nvidia and new Linux versions mean a number of corrections and enhancements in the graphics system. 3D support for newer Radeon GPUs is now adequate for Compiz. DRBD should make it into the main Linux kernel development tree in 2.6.32.

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Future AMD GPUs To Be More Open-Source Friendly?

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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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Novell's Radeon HD drivers released

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Novell has released version 1.0.0 of their free Radeon r5xx/r6xx AMD/ATI drivers. This is their first full release of these drivers. There is currently no 2D or 3D acceleration.

This represents the first fully-free driver based on the recently-released Radeon hardware specifications.

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The Progress Of The RadeonHD Driver

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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

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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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