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LinuxQuestions.org: Interview with NVIDIA Engineers

Nov 11, 2004, 10:00 (7 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to jeremy for this link. ]

"LQ) Can you tell me a little bit about what went into the original decision to release an NVIDIA driver for Linux?

"NV) NVIDIA received several requests from our end users for giving the same quality Linux drivers that we provide on other platforms. In addition, our workstation customers were moving more and more of their development to Linux. NVIDIA recognized early on the demand for Linux drivers from the community as well as from significant commercial customers such as the film studios, national labs, geosciences, life sciences, etc and knew that this was to become a trend in professional graphics as customers started migrating from proprietary UNIX workstations to open platforms..."

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