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Hardware, Embedded Systems Half the notebook computers and a growing number of desktops shipped in 2011 will run on graphics-enabled microprocessors as designers Intel and AMD increase competition for the units that raise multimedia speeds without add-ons. Processors with built-in graphics capabilities will be installed this year on 115 million notebooks, half of total shipments, and 63 million desktop PCs, or 45 percent of the total, according to analysts.
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RE[2]: Drivers
by laffer1 on Sat 19th Mar 2011 16:12 UTC in reply to "RE: Drivers"
laffer1
Member since:
2007-11-09

So Linux will get support for APUs, but the majority of open source operating systems will not have it for some time.

Linux != All Open Source

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RE[3]: Drivers
by Thomas2005 on Sat 19th Mar 2011 20:41 in reply to "RE[2]: Drivers"
Thomas2005 Member since:
2005-11-07

So Linux will get support for APUs, but the majority of open source operating systems will not have it for some time.

Linux != All Open Source

Linux is the new Windows.

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RE[4]: Drivers
by Neolander on Sat 19th Mar 2011 21:56 in reply to "RE[3]: Drivers"
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Could this be the true meaning of the long-predicted "day of the Linux desktop" ?

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RE[3]: Drivers
by nej_simon on Sun 20th Mar 2011 16:40 in reply to "RE[2]: Drivers"
nej_simon Member since:
2011-02-11

So Linux will get support for APUs, but the majority of open source operating systems will not have it for some time.

Linux != All Open Source


Neither xorg nor DRI is specific to Linux. This driver probably wont work on the BSD:s due to lack of kernel mode setting, but still.

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