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KernelTrap: Status Update On Open Source Friendly Graphics Card

“Timothy Miller offered a summary of the recent discussions
surrounding his proposal to create a free software and open-source
friendly graphics card, ‘I’m still trying to digest all the
feedback I’ve been getting. It’s overwhelming and gratifying, and I
want to offer my gratitude for all the discussion and ideas.’ He
noted that as the active discussion evolves toward the actual
implementation of the card, his intention is to move it from the
lkml to another more topical mailing list. He then went on to
discuss the features that will most likley be in the new graphics
card.

“Timothy pointed out that the card would have a reprogrammable
field-programmable gate array (FPGA) primarily to reduce
non-recurring engineering (NRE) costs…”

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Related Story:
KernelTrap:
Free Software Friendly Graphics Card
(Oct 22, 2004)