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SubjectRe: [patch 0/5] Intel Poulsbo/Morrestown DRM driver and DRM core changes
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 05:08:23PM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> Greg,
>
> On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 09:27:19AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 12:03:09PM -0400, Sindhudweep Sarkar wrote:
> > > TI-OMAP 3xxx and a couple of other arm processors use similar SGX-5xx
> > > graphics cores. IIRC arm is often little endian so perhaps a unified
> > > driver would be easier in the long term.
> >
> > Long term lots of things are good.
> >
> > But how do I get my laptop that I currently have right now up and
> > running properly with linux in a better-than-800x600-framebuffer mode?
> >
> > That's why I need/want this driver now, there are hundreds of thousands
> > of these types of laptops in the pipeline to users and I want them to
> > run Linux, not be forced to run some other operating system...
>
> By the same logic, would you support including the proprietary NVIDIA
> driver while we wait for Nouveau to catch up?

The license of the NVIDIA driver does not allow that to even be a
possibility.

thanks,

greg k-h


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