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Drawing Open-Source Triangles On The ATI RV770

Michael Larabel

Published on 31 December 2008
Written by Michael Larabel
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There's also a textured quad drawn by r600_demo. Below is a simple EXA test.

Within a few months its expected that there will be a modest level of OpenGL support for this newer ATI hardware within the Mesa stack, but for now interested users can watch triangles and textures, run command processor tests, and dump registers. Again, this work isn't intended for novice end-users. Everyone is welcome though to stop by the Phoronix Forums to discuss the latest ATI/AMD Linux events.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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