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AMD 8.41 Display Driver Preview

Sep 06, 2007, 04:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"For months now Linux users have been battered with driver releases that have really equated to be nothing more than maintenance releases. These releases have just fixed a small number of bugs and in some cases, the driver did more harm than good if you were plagued by the watermark issue, broken X-Video playback support, or one of the other problems. Throughout this time the driver continued with its performance imbalance and no AIGLX support for Beryl and Compiz, which had even led us to dubbing the 8.40.4 driver the 'One Bug A Day Keeps AIGLX Away' release. At the same time we've been telling you that AMD has been working steadfast to deliver a brand new Linux driver later in the year..."

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