Driver status update : Radeon HD | Haiku Project

EDIT: 05/28/2011: Add card functionality as of r41792

I have recently been working on the radeon_hd graphics driver and accelerant to get extended mode setting complete for the Radeon r600-r800 chipsets (Roughly Radeon HD 31xx - Radeon HD 59xx)

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at

Any progress on this driver?
I saw that my modell was missing: (driver.cpp (RadeonHD))
RADEON_RV730, HD 4670

Could this be added easy?

There seem to be a more complete list here:

Possibly unless there is a comment in the code as to why a particular chip may be blacklisted.

You may be able to add the definition to the code compile and load the new driver and it would just work assuming the chip is old enough and didn’t do things too differently from existing supported chips… I did this for I think it was Radeon HD 8330 and a couple of the PALM based GPUs in IBM netbooks.

Also in the future why not make your own thread instead of commenting on 8 year old posts?

Try it and see if it works (if you are in a position to recompile the driver and try it), and submit a patch if it does. We try to not enable all devices blindly without anyone testing them before, as it can result in black screen where VESA would have worked out of the box.


I searched the forum before creating a new thread and this seemed like the place to ask.

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