ATI Radeon HD 2900XT Powered By Open-Source Driver
Sep 19, 2007, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)
"The open-source Avivo driver is currently bound to supporting
the ATI R500 GPU family and with efforts now being focused on the
RadeonHD driver, this reverse-engineered driver will likely never
support the newer GPUs (The Death Of The R500 Avivo Driver).
However, the RadeonHD driver that was pushed out into the public a
few hours ago does support the R600 series. This open-source
support does include the flagship ATI Radeon HD 2900XT graphics
card. Inside our labs we tried out the Radeon HD 2900XT with the
RadeonHD driver on Fedora 7 and it's certainly great to see this
progress. The driver still has a climbing road a head, but this
driver is already a leap in the right direction..."