ATI FireGL 5200 Support?
glynn at gclements.plus.com
Fri Aug 11 13:42:47 PDT 2006
Erwin Rol wrote:
> > > > Agree!! in fact although ATI said that they will support opensource
> > > > community, they do it "half-hearted"!! even the propietary fglrx support
> > > > SUCK!!
> > > >
> > > > on the other hand, NVIDIA never said they will support opensource
> > > > community, but their propietary driver are the best!! LONG LIVE NVIDIA!!!
> > >
> > > No NVIDIA suck just as much,
> > No nVidia sucks even more, because it was nVidia, I believe, who _started_
> > this proprietary-X-driver thing.
> Didn't Matrox have that hal.lib closed source thingy for a long time
> too ?
Yes, although you could at least use most of the functionality of the
card without using the HAL library.
The HAL library included code to deal with MacroVision; it's quite
possible that Matrox wouldn't have been allowed to release the
Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
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