XGI Releases Source Code for Linux

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Taipei, Taiwan, April 11th, 2005 – XGI Technology, Inc. today releases its source code for Linux. To support the large and growing Linux community, XGI Technology released the source code to X.Org, XFree86.Org, and Kernal.Org for its desktop, notebook, and server products.


“The Linux community is growing strong in today’s technology market. To incorporate the newest Linux development to coinciding with XGI’s graphics innovations, we have decided to open our source code for Linux,” said Mr. Derek Lin XGI’s software VP. “Our goal is to support all Linux developers so that our graphics processors can run on nearly all Linux platforms; X.Org, XFree86.Org, and Kernal.Org are the vehicles to achieve this goal.”

XGI supports X.Org 6.8.2 and XFree86 4.4.0. The open source supports package installation for IA32, AMD64 and EM64T, and Frame buffer device (FBDev) support for kernel version 2.4.X.

Please refer to the following table for Linux Driver Support:

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Please find open source code at the following URLs:

XFree86.org please search the keyword in http://bugs.xfree86.org/
X.org please search the keyword in https://bugs.freedesktop.org/query.cgi