Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd Nov 2010 22:28 UTC, submitted by Michael
AMD "While we are still waiting on open-source support for the AMD Radeon HD 6000 series of graphics cards that were released last month, today AMD is releasing their initial open-source support for their Ontario hardware. AMD's Ontario is their low-powered Fusion processor designed for use in netbooks and other such devices. This dual-core chip with integrated Radeon HD 6250 graphics is only starting to ship now, but the open-source support for this first AMD Fusion chip is now available to Linux users, complete with 3D support."
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RE: Hopefully, other OEMs follow AMD
by n.l.o on Wed 24th Nov 2010 16:43 UTC in reply to "Hopefully, other OEMs follow AMD"
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I do not see a need for a person to be able to walk into a store and buy a computer with linux pre-installed because it will most likely have a distro that is not wanted. What would be nice, though, is going into a store and purchasing a computer based on it having components you want or need, knowing they all have open-source drivers.


Indeed that would be great.

Being able to buy said machine without an OS installed at a considerable discount would also be great. ;)

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