Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 7th Sep 2007 21:03 UTC
AMD The news already got out yesterday, but now it's official: AMD will open the specifications to its graphics chips. "AMD announced on Sept. 7 a major strategic change in open-source graphic processors support. The company announced it would provide open-source information and a development package supporting the ATI RadeonHD 2000 series ATI Radeon X1000 series of graphics processing units on Linux desktops." The new information is that AMD will partner with Novell's SUSE team.
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Nvidia still rocks
by stephanem on Fri 7th Sep 2007 21:18 UTC
stephanem
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2006-01-11

I'm sorry Nvidia works on Solaris, FreeBSD and Linux - when ATI works on all three I'll be happy to buy their hardware.

BTW what's all the fuss about 2D drivers for ATI?. VESA is good enough for text graphics and video.

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