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Radeon 6.14.5 Linux Graphics Driver Released

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Published on 07 June 2012 08:53 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD
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The xf86-video-ati 6.14.5 driver was released today with several changes.

Below are the official changes, per the release announcement.

- Add solid picture accel
- Tiling fixes
- New pci ids
- 6xx-9xx Xv improvements
- Support for upcoming xserver API changes
- Bug fixes

The new PCI IDs are for some new Trinity parts. The tiling fixes, X-Video improvements, and changes for the new X.Org Server API changes are all welcomed.

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