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    Phoronix: Radeon Driver Gets R500 TV-Out Support

    The open-source R500 support from the Radeon driver, now includes TV-Out capabilities. Through a series of three commits this morning to the xf86-video-ati git tree, TV-Out support is now detected through the AtomBIOS...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NjI2NQ

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    Wow, this is exactly what i wanted... only need to wait for them to add opengl performance that is almost equal to the closed source driver, and i'll be switching over.

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      So how do I go about installing this particular driver? I'm running Fedora 8 with an ati x1950pro agp.
      Previously, I ran ubuntu 7.10 and i was able to get the radeonHD driver via git. How would I get this driver via git on Fedora 8?

      Any help would be appreciated.

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        Originally posted by LucasG15 View Post
        So how do I go about installing this particular driver? I'm running Fedora 8 with an ati x1950pro agp.
        Previously, I ran ubuntu 7.10 and i was able to get the radeonHD driver via git. How would I get this driver via git on Fedora 8?

        Any help would be appreciated.

        Pretty much the same installation steps... just use yum instead of apt-get for getting git and slight modifications to the names of the package dependencies. The same compilation steps should work.
        Michael Larabel
        http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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