[Bf-committers] ati radeon cards fix

Ton Roosendaal bf-committers@blender.org
Sun, 2 May 2004 13:43:29 +0200

Hi Demonghast,

The mailinglist here is they way to contact developers, including me or =20=


Since it looks like the information has been verified, we should put it =20=

in our FAQ and add to the download page. I can also put an article on =20=

frontpage to inform most users.
I doubt we can get rights to distribute such dll ourselves, but =20
pointing to an ATI d/l location should be sufficient? Can you give the =20=

info for it?

It's good there's a workaround, so people can keep Blending. But we =20
definitely have to find a solution that's more permanent. Already =20
discussing strategies for it.... (like zr's proposal in following =20


On Saturday, May 1, 2004, at 14:25 Europe/Amsterdam, Demonghast wrote:

> Wasn't sure how to reply to the old problem reported by many on the =20=

> Ati Radeon card slow down problem. I've made a patch to fix this that =20=

> installs an older .dll file into the Blender folder. It works very =20
> well and stops CPU usage from hitting 100% after editing for a few =20
> minutes.
> =A0
> Tried to e-mail Theeth (martin) and Ton but not sure if those e-mail =20=

> addresses are really used with e-mail being so messed up these days. =20=

> Anyways if there is someone I should send the file to so it could be =20=

> made available to the public please let me know.
> =A0
> Demonghast

Ton Roosendaal  Blender Foundation ton@blender.org =20