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SubjectRe: GPL only modules [was Re: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19]
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On Thursday 14 December 2006 23:21, Dave Airlie wrote:
> On 12/15/06, Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> wrote:
> > Alan wrote:
> > > Another thing we should do more is aggressively merge prototype open
> > > drivers for binary only hardware - lets get Nouveau's DRM bits into the
> > > kernel ASAP for example.
> >
> > ACK++ We should definitely push Nouveau[1] as hard as we can.
> >
> > Jeff
> >
>
> It'll get in when the developers feel it is at a stage where it can be
> supported, at the moment (I'm not speaking for all the nouveau team
> only my own opinion) the API isn't stable and putting it into the
> kernel only means we've declared the API supportable, I know in theory
> marking it EXPERIMENTAL might work, in practice it will just cause us
> headaches at this stage, there isn't enough knowledgeable developers
> working on it both support users and continue development at a decent
> rate, so mainly ppl are concentrating on development until it can at
> least play Q3, and for me dualhead on my G5 :-)

To what degree does it work on the G5?
Can we already drive a desktop system with it?
I'd like to play around with this on my Quad.

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Greetings Michael.
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