[ubuntu-x] -ati pre-6.12.0 snapshot debs (r6xx/r7xx support)

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Tue Mar 3 20:58:03 GMT 2009

On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 10:38:08PM +0200, Timo Jyrinki wrote:
> 2009/2/25 Bryce Harrington <bryce at canonical.com>:
> >  https://edge.launchpad.net/~bryceharrington/+archive/ppa
> Seems to work fine on my Mobility Radeon 9000, as fine as earlier releases.
> > Note that this probably needs the kernel changes before it actually
> > enables 6xx/7xx support,
> Yes, it needs the kernel changes for EXA / Xvideo acceleration for
> those newer cards. Not sure if "just" newer kernel drm module for
> radeon, or also newer libdrm.

Some (all?) of the kernel patches are available here:


These have been sent to dri-devel@ but I don't know if they're
considered final yet.  Meantime, I've passed them to the Ubuntu kernel
team for review.


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