Re: [RFC] Small PCI core patch

From: Avi Kivity
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 10:46:37 EST

Jon Smirl wrote:

1) Live in 1998. What happens in five years R200's are no longer
available, fallback to VGA?

2) Temporarily accept the ugly drivers. Let desktop development
continue. Work hard on getting the vendors to see the light and go
open source.

3) Use Linux on the server and run Mac or Windows on your desktop.

4) Write a translation layer (for xorg or the kernel) that can load Windows drivers. Use binary translation for non-x86. Hope the APIs are not patented.
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