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Nouveau To Go Into Linux 2.6.33 Kernel!

Dec 12, 2009, 20:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"A discussion ensued and after blaming Nouveau's lack of upstreaming on wanting the kernel/user-space API to potentially change in the future and then with Red Hat disclosing the Nouveau microcode problem that seemed to be pretty much that and we had not expected any immediate activity on the matter.

"This morning though, David Airlie and Ben Skeggs of Red Hat are delivering one grand present to NVIDIA Linux users for Christmas: the Nouveau DRM. Less than 24 hours ago David Airlie was writing on the mailing list how Red Hat would not sign off on the Nouveau work even though they ship it in Fedora due to these ctx_voodoo microcode issues, but they have worked around that in drm-nouveau-pony."

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