Are you bored off that crappy closed-source fglrx (AMD’s official linux driver)? Or you just can’t stand having Unidentified Flying Object in your RAM? If you own an R6xx/R7xx gpu based card then good news for you, there is finally 3d support for you! Not finished yet but at very good stage.
Let’s try to explain something before we start, there is one “new” technology that this new driver is based on, the KMS.