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Re: etch RC1 installer

On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 03:23:41PM +0000, Paul Brook wrote:
> The open source driver does support video overlays, and seems to provide 
> hardware acceleration (I see a 10x reduction in CPU usage when xv is 
> enabled).
> There were issues with older kernels/XOrg (I'm not sure which) that made the 
> open source driver very slow on amd64. These seem to have been resolved now 
> and it works fine for 2D and video.

Oh good.  Well then the only reason for binary drivers is opengl I
guess.  How about multi monitor support on one card?  Does the free
driver do that yet?  How about tvout?

Len Sorensen

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