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xf86-video-ati 6.12.0 Driver With R600/700 Support

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Published on 13 March 2009 07:58 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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The xf86-video-ati 6.11 driver was released less than a month ago, but coming out today is now the xf86-video-ati 6.12.0 release. What this release brings is most notably EXA and X-Video support for the ATI R600 and R700 generations of graphics processor. The R600/700 GPUs include the Radeon HD 2000, HD 3000, and HD 4000 series. In order to benefit from this R600/700 acceleration, however, an updated kernel DRM is required.

Beyond the enhanced R600/700 support are various other fixes. The complete list of changes with source download links for xf86-video-ati 6.12 can be found on the X.Org mailing list.

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