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Old 01-07-2011, 07:40 AM   #1
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LXer: The Fallacy Behind Open-Source GPU Drivers, Documentation


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One of the points that Linux users commonly say in lobbying hardware vendors to provide open-source drivers and/or documentation -- particularly for GPU drivers -- is that the open-source community will take the released code or documents and from there develop it into a reliable, working open-source Linux driver. However, that isn't exactly true.

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Old 01-07-2011, 09:12 AM   #2
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How isn't that true? Most open source GPU drivers (especially Intel ones) really *are* incredible! It's just the AMD/ATI and nVidia ones that aren't.
 
  


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