nVidia (was Re: [linux-elitists] CPRM moves forward)
Paul J Collins
Tue Dec 26 07:52:09 PST 2000
>>>>> "EL" == Eugene Leitl <Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de> writes:
EL> On an unrelated vein, is that just me or are nVidia drivers
EL> really lousy? I've been very happy with Matrox Mystique and
EL> Millenium I for many years, and this flaky behaviour (just
EL> lost an hour of work) is highly untypical of a rock-solid feel
EL> I had over years become to associate with Linux. Is there a
EL> recommended list of hardware/software for reliable systems out
EL> there? I'd really welcome a pointer.
I firmly belive that if nVidia released the source to all the driver
code for their cards, Alan Cox (or someone of his ilk) could knock it
into shape in a few weeks. He has done similar magic with
once-proprietary driver code in the past.
Apparently there are all kinda of NDAs and cross-licensing agreements
typing up nVidia in this matter. Not that they would have released
the source in the absence of these issues, just that right now they
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