As Skip mentioned in his recent post, AMD has decided to “get it’s act together” when it comes to a Linux video driver.  In fact, AMD is partnering with Novell SUSE Linux engineers to get this project moving.  More info on this here and here.

Well, the first fruits of that labor have hit the street.  Granted, this is only alpha-quality code, but hey – it’s progress and a positive indication of the collaboration to come.  Check it out here.