[linux-elitists] Okay... so now how do I get...

Chris Ball cjb@mrao.cam.ac.uk
Thu Dec 14 14:42:50 PST 2006

>> On Thu, 14 Dec 2006, Greg Folkert <greg@gregfolkert.net> said:

   > 3D Acceleration out of my nVidia card now?  Currently I have a
   > nVidia's non-GPL drivers loaded...

By providing moral and/or financial and/or technical support to the
Nouveau[1] project over the next year.  We might be surprised by how
quickly the community could get sane Free Software 3D drivers for 
nVidia cards if it felt a stronger need to.

   > In about a year, I guess I won't.

You're jumping the gun; the patch has been withdrawn[2].

- Chris.

  [1]:  http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/
  [2]:  http://lwn.net/Articles/214151/
Chris Ball   <cjb@mrao.cam.ac.uk>   <http://blog.printf.net/>

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