"William L. Thomson Jr." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> posted
[EMAIL PROTECTED], excerpted below, on 
Thu, 02 Aug 2007 23:19:08 -0400:

> On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 16:55 -0700, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
>> On Thu, 2 Aug 2007 19:31:09 -0400
>> Mike Frysinger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > if the driver blows dead goats and the vendor isnt willing to help
>> > and no Gentoo dev wants to touch it, what other solution is there ?
>> There's an open-source driver for the r5xx stuff called the avivo
>> driver [1].
>> 1.
>> http://gitweb.freedesktop.org/?p=avivo/xf86-video-avivo.git;a=summary
> Still leaves a gap, since the open source radeon driver is not fully
> supporting R3xx to my knowledge much less r4xx.

To the best of my knowledge... it's not stable upstream yet, but the 
radeon driver now includes (reverse engineered) R3xx and I believe R4xx 
support, including 3D.  R5xx is right out, since even VESA has issues due 
to the no 2D hardware engine at all.

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