News ATI drivers official AMD confirmation

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Thu Sep 6 21:21:34 PDT 2007

On Thursday 06 September 2007, Otto Solares wrote:
>On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 01:13:05PM -0700, Hal V. Engel wrote:
>> AMD officially confirms open source intent.  See
>Just wondering what all this means for us poor R100/R200 users
>when our open source driver performs 1/2 [1] as the now discontinued
>(for r100/r200) proprietary driver and 1/4 as other not to be
>named OS ;)

Basically it means they expect us all to go out and buy the latest whizbang 
cards.  Any cards we now own are looking for first class paddles at the Shit 
Creek Store, and will be till hell freezes over.

Cheers, Gene
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