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re: ATI Mobility Radeon support under NetBSD
> Does anyone know whether X on NetBSD (5.1) will support an ATI Mobility
> Radeon HD5470 running on a laptop? Can't try before I buy so it would be
> great to have some sort of feeling as to whether I can run NetBSD on it.
it works, but not very well. you'll have semi-OK 2D performance but
no Xvideo and no 3D, and some other things may seem slow, too, like
part of the problem is that we don't have a full port of the radeondrm
code for the hd 5xxx series. the other part is that xf86-video-ati
also is missing some code to use this drm code we don't have yet...
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