Subject: Re: RadeonHD from opensuse - to NetBSD
To: C. K. <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 10/07/2007 01:01:21
On Sat, 6 Oct 2007 14:08:43 -0700 (PDT)
"C. K." <> wrote:

> Hello!
> Suse and Ati do great work and in short period of time, radeonhd bugs are
> fixed mostly. Radeonhd driver currently works if i connect an extenal
> monitor on my fedora-installed notebook.
> I would like to switch NetBSD as sson as possible without using ANY binary
> driver. 4.99.31 is runing using vesa mode but it does not support 1280x800
> mode.
> Now, i am asking "how to implement radeonhd driver to use in NetBSD". As
> you know, the original driver is for Xorg while NetBSD uses XF86.

Good news... I'm currently using the radeonhd driver (a snapshot
from 20070920) downloaded from the debian repository.

I had to add the PCI ID in order to make it start, pkg is available at:

Juan Romero Pardines	- The NetBSD Project	- NetBSD/pkgsrc news in Spanish