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Thursday, 19 May 2011

Open-Source AMD Fusion Driver for Linux Stabilizes

With the very latest open-source Linux driver code for the AMD Fusion E-350, the support is finally stable and comparable to that of other recent Radeon HD graphics processors with the open-source driver stack.

Two weeks ago while I was back in Europe, I then received a response to one of my bug reports from March regarding an E-350 TTM crash. In this bug report response, AMD's Alex Deucher cites a patch that was recently merged into Linus Torvald's kernel tree from one of the DRM bug-fix pulls late into the Linux 2.6.39 kernel cycle. The patch in question is drm/radeon/kms: fix gart setup on fusion parts (v2) with a description of "Out of the entire GART/VM subsystem, the hw designers changed the location of 3 regs. v2: airlied: add parameter for userspace to work from... Phoronix


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