Re: Request for removing clutter in current form

On Mon, 2009-08-17 at 08:03 +0200, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> Le dimanche 16 août 2009 à 23:55 +0100, Emmanuele Bassi a écrit :
> > the majority of GPUs, nowadays, work fine on
> > Linux with open source drivers[1], and provide the basic functionality
> > that Clutter requires[2].
> Except for some Intel cards, that's not true by a long shot. Only very
> old ATI cards are supported, you can't buy a card retail (current radeon
> HD4000 or even HD3000 or HD2000) that works in a current distribution or
> even in the next batch of distribs (they are in alpha state already and
> the drivers don't exist yet). NVIDIA are of course not supported at all
> by OSS drivers (nouveau is progressing slowly).
> Things are changing, but it'll be something like a full year before
> end-users see all working on their desktop for ATi cards and more for

so you're saying that only old GPUs work, and Maciej is saying that old
GPUs do not work.

it would be interesting to have a single place where the hardware
support matrix was stored -- maybe on or on's wiki -- and updated.


Emmanuele Bassi,

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