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SubjectRe: NVIDIA Driver 1.0-6111 fix
Paul Jakma wrote:

> On Sat, 4 Sep 2004, Lee Revell wrote:
>> I bet 99.9% of the people who signed that stupid petition already own
>> freaking ATI hardware. The people yelling the loudest seem to be those
>> who didn't realize the hardware wasn't Linux compatible when they bought
>> it, when it would have taken 10 seconds to find out.
In this game, I tend to leave it up to the individual and groups to
fight for whatever they want as it's sometimes a bit of concerted action
that yields results. It can be a protracted exercise, but nothing
ventured, nothing gained. The situation has improved as far as vendor
support is concerned, it started at zero, but still not all we would
like and may never be, so it's a case of eating what you have on your
plate and asking for more - no bones broken.

> Urm... the ATi R1xx and R2xx cards *are* open-source supported (thanks
> weather channel!). The R2xx ATi FireGL is the fastest open-driver DRI
> card..
> regards,

It's users of that calibre and vendors with the clout of IBM, Dell, HP
etc. that can help and the fact that Linux will rapidly be a good
revenue stream for the most open of manufacturers. Today in Linux we are
not where we were 10 years ago and 10 years from now we won't be where
we are today and the signs are good.

Sid Boyce .... Hamradio G3VBV and keen Flyer

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