On Friday 02 January 2009 13:32:57 Ewald Jenisch wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've got a PC (Dell) that came with a Radeon HD 2400 XT (RV610 chipset).
>
> Afaik there isn't 3D support yet with this card, so my primary goal is
> to get it working as far as 2D and speed is concerned (I don't want to
> go for "vesa" if at all possible)
>
>
> Which driver should I use for this card - radeon or radeonhd?
>
> Anything to consider besides having either "Driver radeon" or "Driver
> radeonhd" in the xorg.conf in order to get going?
>
> Thanks much in advance for any clue,
> -ewald

Either radeon or radeonhd should be fine.  Feature-wise, they are at the same 
level.  No other changes are required.

Very recently DRM support was added for those cards, giving them much faster 
2D acceleration via EXA (without DRM support, only XAA is supported) and Xv 
support as well.  Unfortunately, this is limited to linux at the moment, but I 
*believe* Robert Noland has begun investigating how to port those changes 
over.

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