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AMD Gets Back To Working On The Geode Linux Driver

Aug 12, 2010, 13:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

"Martin-Éric Racine has just announced the release candidate of the X.Org Geode 2.11.9 driver in preparations for the X.Org 7.6 Katamari. The AMD Geode driver is not to be confused with the AMD/ATI Radeon drivers for Linux, but rather this is the driver Geode GX and Geode LX embedded SoC such as what's used by the One-Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project. When announcing this driver, Martin-Éric has shared that AMD engineers are back to actually contributing work towards this driver.

"The X.Org Geode driver has long been around, but it doesn't receive as much work as the more widely used ATI Radeon, Intel, and Nouveau drivers."

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