intel chipset support

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Sat Apr 1 08:02:39 PST 2006

On 4/1/06, Donald Harter <harterc1 at> wrote:
> I have been planning to upgrade my motherboard and looking at boards
> using the below chipset.
> It seems that Intel has provided drivers which are not proprietary yet
> they are not included in the latest distributions.   There are
> comments on the intel site saying that these are provided for developers
> to include in their distributions.  So why isn't it included in the i810
> driver?

The drivers on intel's web site are just snapshots of the drivers that
are already in Xorg cvs.


> It seems that the persons who settled the microsoft antitrust case really goofed.
> They should have required that any "propretery" documents provided to microsoft employees to enable them to write device drivers, shoud be made available to linux device driver writers also.
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