[rosa-devel] I: Mesa9.1.2/Xorg1.14.1 > we don't need anymore two different Mesa built versions...

Alexander Kazancev alexander.kazantsev at rosalab.ru
Sat May 4 23:19:51 MSK 2013


Latest Nvidia blob (319.17) need kernel 3.9 too to support properly work in
non-user mode and preload - i think this resolve some problem and simplify
configure.


2013/5/4 Nicolò Costanza <abitrules at yahoo.it>

> Hi,
>
> We all are very tired of the the ATI scarce support for linux with fglrx:
> we should suggest the our users the adoption of the ati xorg free drivers
>
> About Xorg free Ati driver: UVD
> AMD Releases Open-Source UVD Video Support
> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=amd_opensource_uvd&num=1
>
>
>  MIB is working to include UVD support on the next Kernels
>
> We must wait Mesa 9.2 with Kernel 3.9 (and about 22 more patches):
> this might be available soon, but not before than june...
> mesa 9.2dev requires back-porting of llvm 3.3 (released in june?)
> actually there were issues with libclc (OpenCL support on radeon)
>
>
> with ATI alot of "dissatisfaction", and we are not alone...
>
> From:
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AMD_Catalyst
>
> As of April 26, 2013, Catalyst packages are no longer offered in the
> official repositories. In the past, Catalyst has been dropped<https://www.archlinux.org/news/ati-catalyst-support-dropped/>from official Arch support because of dissatisfaction with the quality and
> speed of development. This time, it's the incompatibility with Xorg 1.14.
> Compared to the open source driver, Catalyst performs worse in 2D
> graphics, but has a better support for 3D rendering and power management.
> Supported devices are ATI/AMD Radeon <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radeon>video cards with chipset R600 and newer (Radeon HD 2xxx and newer). See the
> Xorg decoder ring<http://www.x.org/wiki/RadeonFeature#Decoder_ring_for_engineering_vs_marketing_names>or this
> table<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_AMD_graphics_processing_units>,
> to translate model names (X1900, HD4850) to/from chip names (R580, RV770
> respectively).
>
>
> bye,
> NicCo
>
>  ------------------------------
>  *Da:* Mario Moles <mario.moles73 at gmail.com>
> *A:* Maillist for ROSA developers. <rosa-devel at lists.rosalab.ru>
> *Inviato:* Giovedì 2 Maggio 2013 21:22
> *Oggetto:* Re: [rosa-devel] Mesa9.1.2/Xorg1.14.1 > we don't need anymore
> two different Mesa built versions...
>
>  In data giovedì 2 maggio 2013 23:08:35, Alexander Kazancev ha scritto:
> Good news, but AMD still ignore X-server 14
>
> Because, unfortunately, AMD is shit! Forgive me!
>
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