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Re: [gNewSense-users] runlevel 3 don't work

From: Dmitry Samoyloff
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] runlevel 3 don't work
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 22:59:21 +0300
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Jason Self wrote:
> And may I suggest switching video cards to a manufacturer that is
> more supportive of free software? AMD, for example, publishes the
> technical specifications needed to create free software drivers, and
> makes their hardware engineers available to speak with.

There's still no libre 3D support for ATI (at least for modern chips). Linux-
libre removes non-free firmwares needed for DRM (direct rendering management) 
to function. The only fully free 3D chips I know are Intel GMA (and maybe 
VIA?) but they are integrated only.

Regards, Dmitry Samoyloff

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