Re: [RFC] Small PCI core patch

From: Marc Koschewski
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 18:06:25 EST

* Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [2005-11-23 09:53:30 +1100]:

> On Tue, 2005-11-22 at 15:07 +0100, Marc Koschewski wrote:
> > I use my Nvidia card without the Nvidia drivers for long time now. For
> > pure X without games and just GNOME and coding I have no need to run the
> > proprietary driver at all. But maybe for others (mostly for people with
> > laptops where you cannot simply change video cards due to a
> > vendor-designed form-factor) it could get worst. What is left for them?
> > Run non-X environments on the laptop? Even run Windows on it? Puh!
> >
> > A damn stupid circumstance with Nvidia in the end...
> Yes, but at _least_ with nVidia you get this free "nv" driver that they
> maintain and that gives you basic mode setting & 2D accel... With the
> newest ATI cards, you don't even get that.
> Ben.

I use xorg's 'nv' driver. That one is _not_ from nVidia, it it?
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