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Harald Welte on His New Role With VIA

Aug 12, 2008, 19:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jake Edge)

"VIA primarily needs to get drivers and other software for their graphics hardware cleaned up and submitted upstream. It is not just the X.org drivers for 2D and 3D graphics that need to be mainlined, there are also DRM and DRI patches that are maintained out-of-tree. He wants to see kernel patches get moved upstream to kernel.org, while X patches get merged into X.org code. A free 2D driver supporting most VIA chips, old and new, will be available soon."

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