Another funny update?

Michael Miles mmamiga6 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 20:24:54 UTC 2010


On 06/22/2010 12:47 PM, Marcel Rieux wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 12:11 AM, Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us 
> <mailto:dennis at ausil.us>> wrote:
>
>     We have developers working really hard to make things just work in a
>     completely free and open way.  they are fight a tough battle that
>     is part of
>     what defines fedora for what it is. 
>
>
> The best way to win this "tough battle" is to provide precise 
> instructions on how to get rid of NVIDIA kernel modules once there're 
> installed. If you can't dig this I don't believe it's any use discussing.
>
>     I honestly don't care if you think we
>     should support nvidia binary blobs or not.
>
>
> Where did I say you should "support nvidia binary blobs"? Is giving 
> instructions on how to uninstall the module any way to support NVIDIA 
> drivers?
>
> In my world, if you explain how to install the NVIDIA driver and get 
> teh Nouveau driver out of the way -- and RPMFusion does this! -- you 
> support NVIDIA. If you do the opposite, you support Nouveau.
>
> If Nouveau developers can't understand this, my take is that, as bad 
> as NVIDIA support can be, Nouveau's going to be worst. Providing 
> instructions on how to install a driver seems to me like a bare minimum.
>
If you want your expensive video card to work then use the Nvidia drivers...
Simple is it not
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