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An Open Letter To ATI/AMD

Jun 27, 2007, 21:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Stevens)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"I use Fedora Linux and will use either that or Debian. With virtualisation I don't need to make too hard-and-fast a choice on that. I know the arguments for and against free software and am firmly of the opinion that I will only spend my money on this computer's video system if there is a free software driver solution that allows me to be both vendor-independent and able to fully exercise all the capabilities of the hardware. I have currently a 1650 PRO board which has lots of capability but no free driver. The experience of installing the binary blob was not either productive or fun. I don't any longer find it fun to try to force a piece of hardware or software to do what I want. In this case I just want to get on with the job..."

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