Funding Radeon driver development

Greg KH greg at
Mon Apr 16 09:37:58 PDT 2007

On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 09:00:20AM +0800, Anders Johansson wrote:
> Hi,
> > Another interesting point made was that if Tungsten Graphics had access 
> > to hardware specifications for later cards, they would be able to secure 
> > commercial funding to work on it again! But anyway, we know the 
> > likelihood of this happening at the moment ...
> Wouldn't it be possible to ask the Linux foundation for help. They
> have a NDA program for things like this, and provides help to
> developers for securing hardware documentation from difficult
> companies, see:

Don't worry, people are talking to AMD about this program, you aren't
the first to point this out by a long shot :)

But, it's very slow going for a variety of reasons, all out of my hands
at this point in time...


greg k-h

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