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AMD 8.41 Display Driver Preview

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this
link. ]

“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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