Open source drivers for graphic cards?

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RE: Open source drivers for graphic cards?

Postby linuxgirlie » Thu Sep 08, 2005 7:56 pm

This is from 2004 and havent check if its still going, but you might be interested: ... =8&tid=137
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RE: Open source drivers for graphic cards?

Postby nelz » Thu Sep 08, 2005 8:31 pm

There are open source drivers for nVidia cards, the nv driver included with XFree/XOrg. What do you mean by "your kernel will not be supported if you use Nvidia drivers", supported by whom? Your distro supplier? Most of them provide nVidia driver packages in their full distros.
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RE: Open source drivers for graphic cards?

Postby wyliecoyoteuk » Mon Sep 12, 2005 10:04 pm

Nvidia has such good Linux support that there are drivers for Suse 10 on their website!
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