Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Oct 2006 14:02 UTC, submitted by Michael Larabel
3D News, GL, DirectX "Open-source support has appeared by default in X.Org 7.1 for R300 generation GPUs. While ATI does not officially support these R300 open-source drivers, this alternative have been gaining momentum with users largely due to the lack of GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap support in fglrx. This extension is needed for the AIGLX desktop eye-candy. These drivers do lack TV-out support and many other features found within ATI's fglrx drivers, but how does its performance compare?"
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re: Eww
by Devilotx on Fri 6th Oct 2006 14:32 UTC
Devilotx
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2005-07-06

Not everything used in ATI's Drivers belongs to ATI, there are some things that are licensed to ATI that they cannot release as opensource.

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RE: re: Eww
by gelosilente on Sat 7th Oct 2006 08:09 in reply to "re: Eww"
gelosilente Member since:
2006-08-13

you' re rigth, but i hope ati can find a way to relase driver open without the licensed thing.
gpl is not the only model, bsd and cddl are open too and can fit the ati problem better.

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