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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if only...
by hobgoblin on Wed 19th Apr 2006 01:20 UTC
hobgoblin
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2005-07-06

one could make away with drivers alltogether...

or isnt that one of the promises of the EFI system?
or atleast move the driver out of the os on into firmware?

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