Yummy new CPU/GPU combo
Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
mickey at openmoko.org
Thu Jun 5 19:48:24 CEST 2008
On Thursday 05 June 2008 18:05:47 Mark wrote:
> Robert Schuster theBohemian at gmx.net wrote on Tue Jun 3 18:10:18 CEST
> >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.
Not at all obvious to me.
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