Re: ATI Radeon 7500 Mobility
On Mon, 14 Apr 2003, Aryan Ameri wrote:
> Does anyone know weather ATI Radeon 7500 Mobility, is supposed to have
> 3D support in XFree86 4.3.0 or not? In XFree86's page, there is no
> mention about the the mobility cards, and I guess these cards use a
> diffrent chipset, than the normal desktop versions.
I have the "FireGL" 7800, but the core of that and the 7500 are
identical -- it's all in the Windows drivers. :/
Anyway, that bitching aside, you can get 3D hardware acceleration with
this chipset, yes. I have used it in the past and it works fairly well.
The one issue that I found was my machine, an IBM Thinkpad A31p, would
hang hard once in every three days or so, and only while completely
idle, if I have DRM support enabled.
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