Subject: Re: The best ever
To: NetBSD Users <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles Shannon Hendrix <email@example.com>
Date: 10/08/2002 00:02:38
On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 08:59:47AM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> i'm sure nvidia put a lot of work to prevent this driver works in anything
> other that linux.
They didn't put *any* work into preventing this.
What has not happened is a cross-platform kernel interface they can use.
nVidia is prevented from making sources available for a lot of things
due to licenses from other companies, including I believe, SGI.
> the right solution is not to buy product from company that makes
> binary-only drivers for opensource OSes
That's not a solution. If you need to do 3D work on an Intel/AMD
system right now, nVidia is about the only game in town for the free
This would be fine if there were an alternative, but right now there