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RadeonTool 1.6.1 Released

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Published on 24 March 2010 08:57 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD
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RadeonTool, a open-source utility written by David Airlie and others to tweak GPU registers and dump GPU states, has hit version 1.6.1. This low-level utility that's useful mostly just for developers and those debugging problems with ATI Radeon graphics cards on Linux brings a few new features to the table.

RadeonTool 1.6.1 supports the R128 (the ATI Rage 128) graphics processor now for anyone working on drivers for that old hardware, new legacy table decoding support has been added, and there are code clean-ups within this new version.

David Airlie announced this new release of RadeonTool via his blog with a link to an updated source package.

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