Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 18th Apr 2006 17:49 UTC
Linux Efforts to bring glitzy new graphics to Linux are fueling an old conflict: Does proprietary software belong in open-source Linux? The issue involves software modules called drivers, which plug into the kernel at the heart of the open-source operating system. Drivers let software communicate with hardware such as network adapters, hard drives and video cards.
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drivers are part of the hardware package
by jakesdad on Tue 18th Apr 2006 17:56 UTC
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all they have to do is interface with the kernel.. So who cares as long as my hardware works. The sandle wearers can have their 2d graphics.

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