Author Topic: AMD Releases Open-Source Radeon HD 7000 Driver  (Read 1470 times)

miturbide

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AMD Releases Open-Source Radeon HD 7000 Driver
« on: 2012.03.21, 16:50:19 »
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An anonymous reader writes "AMD has publicly released the open-source code to the Radeon HD 7000 series 'Southern Islands' graphics cards for Linux users. This allows users of AMD's latest-generation of Radeon graphics cards to use the open-source Linux driver rather than Catalyst, plus there's also early support for AMD's next-generation Fusion APUs."

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"This code drop comes just one day after Intel began publishing its Haswell graphics code."
« Last Edit: 2012.03.21, 16:51:52 by miturbide »
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Re: AMD Releases Open-Source Radeon HD 7000 Driver
« Reply #1 on: 2012.03.23, 03:24:52 »
Reference from slashdot.org

An anonymous reader writes "AMD has publicly released the open-source code to the Radeon HD 7000 series 'Southern Islands' graphics cards for Linux users. This allows users of AMD's latest-generation of Radeon graphics cards to use the open-source Linux driver rather than Catalyst, plus there's also early support for AMD's next-generation Fusion APUs."

Also

"This code drop comes just one day after Intel began publishing its Haswell graphics code."


That's good news I suppose... as we are still at ATI X800 series :-[
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