Yummy new CPU/GPU combo

Mark wolfmane at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 18:05:47 CEST 2008

Robert Schuster theBohemian at gmx.net wrote on Tue Jun 3 18:10:18 CEST 2008
>flexd schrieb:
>> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) skrev:
>>> On Mon, 2 Jun 2008 23:12:30 -0400 "Lally Singh" <lally.singh at gmail.com> babbled:
>>> the day nvidia comes with open drivers for this... we can begin to take an
>>> interest :)
>> To be honest, (i myself do not really care if the drivers are open or
>> not, i do not have the require level of geekyness to change them :p) i
>> couldnt care less if the drivers are open or not.
>>There are many reasons to have FOSS drivers. The ability for non-kernel
>>non-gfx people to change them is very low priority. But the kernel and
>>gfx people care much more.
>> Aslong as we/someone could run a opensource OS on it, such as OM, i'd
>> love it!
>Yeah and for this a free/open driver is a precondition.

If that were true, the Neo/Freerunner wouldn't exist. It's quite
obvious that for the foreseeable future some compromises are
unavoidable if you want a usable, worthwhile device.


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