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Old 02-27-2003, 08:12 AM   #1
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NVidia petition for GPL


Is there a petition I can sign to persuade NVidia to release their drivers under GPL or similar? If not, where would I go to start one?
 
Old 02-27-2003, 08:17 AM   #2
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Good idea! Just make a simple website where you can collect users who want to sign this petition. Then make it public and write nVidia an email with the link.
 
Old 02-27-2003, 08:56 AM   #3
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I can remember back in the early days of Linux when we were doing this against Matrox cards, as they pulled the same stunt as nVidia. At least nVidia does put some drivers on their website that you can hack around with to get your card working with your respective kernel.

I remember having to plop down $99 on a commercial X-Server (back in '95) and it wasn't a memorable experience....

Oh well, I'll stop complaining now!
 
  


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