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    When you have troubles, please post on the...

    When you have troubles, please post on the freebsd-x11@ mailing-list or the #freebsd-xorg IRC channel (on EFnet), so we can help you.
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    The fact that our console driver doesn't work...

    The fact that our console driver doesn't work with KMS isn't new: this is already the case in FreeBSD 9, when using an Intel video card and the associated "i915kms" kernel driver.
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    Our drm code as well as the Intel driver need an...

    Our drm code as well as the Intel driver need an update, before any backport of the Radeon driver from 3.10 happens. I would very much like to see UVD support land too but we need to focus on more...
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    An update to the "graphics/dri" port is being...

    An update to the "graphics/dri" port is being worked on to install Gallium drivers. It's not ready for prime time yet, but you can test it by following the instructions on the wiki page.
  5. There're two known issues I'm considering show...

    There're two known issues I'm considering show stoppers: a deadlock when using OpenGL and a memory page refcount problem causing X.Org to crash. There're many other issues after that but the driver...
  6. I would like to correct this sentence: I'm not...

    I would like to correct this sentence: I'm not paid by the FreeBSD Foundation and never asked the Foundation to do so.

    Thank you very much for the coverage on Phoronix!



    Thanks!

    That...
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    Yes, you can find it here:...

    Yes, you can find it here:
    http://people.freebsd.org/~dumbbell/radeonkms/radeon-sys-9.1.diff
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    A contributor already started to work on a...

    A contributor already started to work on a backport to 9.x. Once the driver is committed and has lived enough time in 10-CURRENT to stabilize, it'll be merged in 9-STABLE. However, I doubt i'll be...
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    A contributor is already working on a backport to...

    A contributor is already working on a backport to 9.x. So once the driver is committed and has lived enough time in 10-CURRENT to stabilize, it'll be merged in 9-STABLE. However, I'm not sure it'll...
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    Thank you all for the kind words! In the next...

    Thank you all for the kind words!

    In the next report, I'll add more technical details on what works and doesn't work.
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    The work is based on Linux 3.8rc3, the most...

    The work is based on Linux 3.8rc3, the most current version at the time I took the original code.
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    Hello Michael Larabel! First, thank you very...

    Hello Michael Larabel!

    First, thank you very much for the regular articles on Phoronix!

    I would like to correct one fact: the FreeBSD Foundation doesn't sponsor me to port the Radeon KMS...
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    I wanted to correct something in the article: ...

    I wanted to correct something in the article:


    The problem isn't in xf86-video-ati, but in our far-from-complete driver port.

    --
    Jean-Sébastien
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    I agree. The goal is to make changes as local and...

    I agree. The goal is to make changes as local and minimal as possible. However, one area where this is more difficult for instance is the locking: Linux and FreeBSD have different constraints.

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