[linux-audio-user] Re: which graphics card?

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Wed Jun 21 15:52:49 EDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 12:44 -0500, Gian Paolo Mureddu wrote:
> However for the video drivers, as was said in another post to this
> thread by Rob, nVidia and ATi are not releasing specs for their
> hardware for Open Source drivers due to incarnate battle over
> features, price and performance... I would have to assume that an Open
> Source driver initiative on at least the kernel end would be
> tremendously helpful to prevent lockups and ease debugging, not to
> mention that installing their binary X drivers would be much easier,
> after all the kernel module pretty much is only a bridge between the X
> driver and the hardware, the magic is done in the X driver, not the
> kernel gateway (or am I terribly wrong here?) 

Unfortunately you are wrong.  The nvidia kernel module contains a full
OpenGL implementation :-P


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