Proprietary drivers (was: Re: nv performance)
daniel at freedesktop.org
Tue Jan 10 20:04:23 PST 2006
On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 08:48:52PM +0100, Ren? Rebe wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 January 2006 19:43, Bojan Smojver wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-01-10 at 15:43 +0100, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> > > Right now I'm stying away from the proprietary drivers if I can so right
> > > now I'm using "nv".
> > I'm also not a big fan of proprietary stuff, but I do have to admit that
> > NVIDIA drivers work flawlessly on my workstation (HP xw9300). They are
> > also quite easy to install.
> Hm, let see: They do not run on the PowerPC64 I type from, they do not run on the Ultra30
> on the other desk, nor on the Alpha somwhere else. Hm 0% percent of the hardware
> here. Sounds like they are good supported. Let aside debugging and deep kernel changes
> headache ...
> And on my fathers Riva TNT2 they only produce artifacts when I last checked it
> a year ago ...
Can we please move this binary vs open source drivers argument somewhere
else? It's been had numerous times already.
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