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AMD 8.42 Driver Brings Fixes, AIGLX

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this
link. ]

“For ATI Linux customers, last month was certainly a very
exciting time from AMD announcing open specifications (and the
subsequent delivery of the first batch and the creation of the
RadeonHD driver) to the release of the fglrx 8.41 display driver.
The AMD 8.41.7 driver was the first driver to be based upon AMD’s
new code-base and had not only delivered R600 support for the
Radeon HD 2900XT, but clear performance improvements across the
board from the R300 to the R500. However, this 8.41.7 driver was
not well received by all. AMD had intended this driver to be
targeted solely for the R600 customers, but many with older GPUs
had immediately upgraded with some then having a foul
experience…”


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