performance problems with ATI Radeon r300

Wolfgang Jeltsch fmp0d6sw at
Sat Jul 4 16:52:51 BST 2009

Am Freitag, 3. Juli 2009 03:03 schrieb Andrew Mason:
> Both AMD and Nvidia have essentially fixed their drivers, however you
> need to have a card supported by the new drivers. In both cases ( but
> more so on the AMD side) reasonably new cards 'lost' support in the
> newer drivers.

Yes, my r300 isn’t supported anymore.

What about NVidia? How long do they typically support a card in their drivers? 
(Good to know for deciding what card the next laptop should have.)

> Intel cards are good but not overly powerful. Still more than able to
> provide the acceleration for the desktop.

By the way, do they have GPUs that are “freely programmable” like NVidia cards 
are using CUDA?

> The next few releases of Xorg should help and once the ATI drivers are using
> UXA and DRI2 the world will be a better place.

When will these next few releases of Xorg have happened?

Best wishes,
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