Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Jun 2008 09:49 UTC
3D News, GL, DirectX Yesterday, we reported on the statement several kernel developers had signed that urged hardware manufacturers to open up their Linux modules and drivers. "We, the undersigned Linux kernel developers, consider any closed-source Linux kernel module or driver to be harmful and undesirable," the statement read. Nvidia, which delivers probably the most prominent closed-source Linux driver, has reiterated its position concerning this matter.
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Open Graphics Project
by theosib on Wed 25th Jun 2008 13:12 UTC
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The OGP was created to face this problem head-on. Open source drivers are a good start. Good documentation is even better. But how can you beat having access to the internals of your graphics chip?

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