The ati petition
ajax at nwnk.net
Sat Sep 4 15:36:54 PDT 2004
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On Saturday 04 September 2004 15:34, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On Sun, 05 Sep 2004 00:35:13 +0800, Rogelio M. Serrano Jr.
> <rogelio at smsglobal.net> wrote:
> > On 2004-09-05 00:13:39 +0800 Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com>
> > Thats good to know. If Intel released all the specs for their 3d
> > hardware even if it is not as powerfull as the others I know which
> > board im going to buy now.
> I'm not sure if they'll release the specs, but there is already full
> (2d, 3d, dualhead, etc.) opensource support for their chips in
> xorg/mesa cvs.
Intel has public programming manuals for the i810 and i815, but nothing else.
I don't expect this to change any time soon.
But, as mentioned elsewhere, open drivers are 90% of the battle. You really
don't need specs to fix most bugs.
- - ajax
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