posted by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Aug 2006 21:02 UTC
AMD is strongly considering open-sourcing at least a functional subset of ATIís graphics drivers. Itís time for X Window System, OpenGL, and client virtualization for which ATI binary drivers arenít available to escape the ghetto of the 1980s-era framebuffer. And what a boon for PR. If AMDís graphics cards were the only ones with open device drivers, it might affect a buying decision or two.