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SubjectRe: Linux in a binary world... a doomsday scenario
On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 04:49:14PM +0100, Paweł Sikora wrote:
> Dnia wtorek, 6 grudnia 2005 16:30, Florian Weimer napisał:
> > * Brian Gerst:
> > > Once again I'd like to point out that user's purchase power means jack
> > > when they only have two choices for video: ATI and Nvidia. You can't
> > > walk into a computer store and find anything else (I don't count
> > > integrated video on the motherboard as a solution, since only Intel
> > > boards have it, sorry AMD users). Even over the web it's hard to find
> > > anything else.
> >
> > What about Matrox cards? Are there open drivers for accelerated 2D
> > operation?
>
> Open 2D is nothing new. The OpenGL is a major part.
> Matrox and XGI (e.g. Volari V3 based cards) have openGL parts closed.

Interesting remark, but false. Xorg ships open source driver with full
3D acceleration suport forMatrox.

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