[haiku-development] Re: R1 (Final) General Interest poll closed. Results posted. ...

  • From: Adam K Kirchhoff <akirchhoff135014@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 08:42:40 -0500

On Monday 13 December 2010 07:23:18 Adrien Destugues wrote:
> Le 13/12/2010 11:48, Simon Taylor a écrit :
> > Video mode setting drivers - I find that one very confusing, as I
> > thought we already had drivers for most of the listed vendors. The small
> > size of the "don't know" vote suggests most people thought they
> > understood the question, but I wonder if they really knew what they were
> > voting for.
> We had. But Radeon HD and Intel HD are both missing, and that's what's
> shipping in current computers. I don't know about NVidia, but it's
> likely the same.
> So we're lagging one generation behind.

In the case of radeon, we're lagging much more than one generation behind.  

The r400 family is the most modern GPU supported by the radeon driver.  HD6xxx 
is out the door, and that's four generations newer.  Even HD5xxx supports 
modesetting under Xorg at the present moment.


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