ATI video comes out of the closet
k5di at zianet.com
Thu Sep 6 21:51:34 UTC 2007
> How do,
> On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 11:56 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
>> Most of you have already seen this:
> See also, http://www.linux.com/feature/119049
> and http://www.linux.com/feature/118724 ;-)
>> If ATI follows through with this initiative in the way that is laid out here,
>> then there will finally be fully supported graphics drivers available for ATI
>> on Linux. This is a welcome addition to the rather short list of "good"
>> graphics cards for Linux (which currently consists of Intel and, well, that's
>> about it) and ATI cards can be purchased stand-alone and not just built -in to a
>> If ATI cards obtain the level of open source support that Intel has right now,
>> this can be nothing but a very good thing for everyone involved.
>> You never know.... perhaps this will put sufficient pressure on Nvidia to
>> finally "do the right thing" as well, and we will finally have all of the common
>> graphics cards properly supported out-of-the-box when setting up a computer.
So far the nVidia video card on my motherboard has been the one biggest
head acke in this computer. It is wonderful with Windows I hear but it
sucks on Linux. Had I known....
>> This announcement is the best news that I've heard all week.
>> Of course, it's all in the follow through and it will be very interesting to
>> see how this plays out over the next few months.
>> MELVILLE THEATRE ~ Melville Sask ~ http://www.melvilletheatre.com
> Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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