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I'm a (mostly) happy user of a Linux-only (Gentoo) IBM Thinkpad T43.  
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I'm a (mostly) happy user of a Linux-only (Gentoo) IBM Thinkpad T43, and of a desktop machine with a R600-based card.
  
Currently I'm running Compiz-Fusion 0.7.8... :-) which kind of proves that the fglrx driver works. Performance is not so great though, possibly because of the indirect rendering required. Driver version [[8.6]] works stable.
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Since using ATI's binary drivers caused unpleasant surprises at every kernel update, I switched to the radeon and radeonhd drivers, and where possible to using nvidia graphics cards (which are in my experience way less problematic).
 
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Note to ATI: please, please, please implement GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap!!!
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Second note: Why, oh why, do newer driver ebuilds require X 1.5?!?
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For more information about me,  
 
For more information about me,  
 
please visit my [http://www.akhuettel.de/research/ work homepage] or my [http://www.akhuettel.de/ personal homepage].
 
please visit my [http://www.akhuettel.de/research/ work homepage] or my [http://www.akhuettel.de/ personal homepage].

Latest revision as of 15:57, 16 September 2009

I'm a (mostly) happy user of a Linux-only (Gentoo) IBM Thinkpad T43, and of a desktop machine with a R600-based card.

Since using ATI's binary drivers caused unpleasant surprises at every kernel update, I switched to the radeon and radeonhd drivers, and where possible to using nvidia graphics cards (which are in my experience way less problematic).

For more information about me, please visit my work homepage or my personal homepage.