Radeon HD 3870 open source driver support?

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Wed Apr 2 04:56:20 PDT 2008

Le Mer 2 avril 2008 13:46, samuel a écrit :
> On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 1:13 PM, Maarten Maathuis
> <madman2003 at gmail.com> wrote:

>> The person was referring to the open source nv driver. You are
>> referring to a closed source driver. That's the difference.
> and let's be honest... if you have to buy a card now, why wouldn't you
> support companies that actually intend to release specs like we have
> been asking for years?

Because as I painfully found out, it's not getting distributed
(because the hardware is not attractive enough for windows users to
use it). While I love FLOSS support having someone I can return faulty
hardware no questions asked is worth more to me (since nouveau is

Nicolas Mailhot

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