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    Default Gears On Gallium Still Grinding The Latest Mesa

    Phoronix: Gears On Gallium Still Grinding The Latest Mesa

    Gears On Gallium continues to be maintained as an experimental live Linux distribution based upon openSUSE that's shipping the very latest open-source Linux graphics driver packages...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTM1ODA

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    It actually looks vastly better for my Radeon 7000 than F19 Alpha !

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    In fact, the independent Gears on Gallium continues to make great use of the Phoronix Test Suite for delivering numerous independent Linux GPU benchmarks.
    It also makes great use of the openSUSE build service and the SUSE Studio.

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    Does anyone know if this supports UVD for ATI video cards?
    I am keen to try out UVD and see if it works for my machine, however I don't want to do this on my live running media PC.
    This seems like a nice easy way to give it a shot.

    Things that it needs are provided here:
    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...tem&px=MTM1NDk

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    Quote Originally Posted by ptarcher View Post
    Does anyone know if this supports UVD for ATI video cards?]
    Gears on Gallium 2013.04.22 doesn't support UVD.
    But i made Gears on Gallium 2013.04.25-UVD with kernel 3.9-rc5-linux-next201230424, now I upload it to the server.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pontostroy View Post
    Gears on Gallium 2013.04.22 doesn't support UVD.
    But i made Gears on Gallium 2013.04.25-UVD with kernel 3.9-rc5-linux-next201230424, now I upload it to the server.
    Cool, downloading now. I'll give it a go over the weekend.
    Thankyou

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pontostroy View Post
    Gears on Gallium 2013.04.22 doesn't support UVD.
    But i made Gears on Gallium 2013.04.25-UVD with kernel 3.9-rc5-linux-next201230424, now I upload it to the server.
    How can I use it on my desktop? Jast add you repoes and when install kernel, mesa, libdrm, video-ati (my card based on r710), or anything else?

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