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Feature Name

R600 Acceleration


The Radeon R600/R700 range of cards is running unaccelerated 2D in F10. This will add kernel support and 2D driver support for EXA and Xv acceleration.


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Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 11
  • Last updated: (DATE)
  • Percentage of completion: 10%

Detailed Description

Benefit to Fedora

Video playback on r600 using Xv works and is accelerated.


Import kernel patches from drm-next for r600/rs600 support. Import DDX changes from -ati DDX.

How To Test

Own an r600 card. Play movies use X windows, file crashes, misrenderings.

User Experience


kernel xorg-x11-drv-ati

Contingency Plan

Don't ship accelerated r600 EXA and Xv driver.


Release Notes

  • Added support for R600/R700 2D and Xv
  • Added support for RS600 2D/Xv/3D acceleration

Comments and Discussion