Open-Source AMDGPU and ATI Graphics Drivers Get Linux 5.0 and Mesa 19.0 Support

The xf86-video-amdgpu 19.0 and xf86-video-ati 19.0 series are now available for Linux users utilizing AMD Radeon GPUs, adding support for up to 6 independent instances per graphics card in “Zaphod” style multi-head configurations, as well as a more robust TearFree feature, which received several enhancements. xf86-video-amdgpu 19.0, the X.Org display driver for AMD Radeon GPUs, also adds support for FreeSync variable refresh rates, which requires the AMDGPU driver from the latest Linux 5.0 kernel series and the RadeonSI driver from the new Mesa 19.0 graphics stack, as well as support for scanout buffers through DCC color compression.

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