Still no kmod for new nvidia

suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+linux at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 19:03:34 UTC 2010


On 29 July 2010 11:48, Christofer C. Bell <christofer.c.bell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 12:22 PM, suvayu ali
> <fatkasuvayu+linux at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 29 July 2010 09:39, Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> wrote:
>>> It is a commentary that computers which ran using Fedora drivers in FC6 thru FC9
>>> now must use vendor drivers or run in VESA mode. Was that not clear in the above
>>> quoted 1st paragraph? Hardware which was new less than four years ago no longer
>>> has the same functionality it did.
>>>
>>
>> Maybe Fedora can have a legacy-drivers package which people can use?
>
> Well, that would have to be RPM Fusion, and you might suggest that to
> them.  Fedora still wouldn't be able to distribute the drivers
> because, despite being old, they are still proprietary.
>

I think legacy proprietary driver packages exist on RPMFusion. I was
referring to some of the complaints about older FOSS drivers working
better on older cards.

> --
> Chris

-- 
Suvayu

Open source is the future. It sets us free.


More information about the users mailing list