The Open-Source Graphics Card Is Dead

Posted by tracyanne on May 23, 2012 12:45 PM EST
Phoronix; By Michael Larabel
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The effort to create an open-source graphics card suffered a premature and quiet death some time ago. Prior to LinuxTag Berlin later in the week, I have been visiting with Egbert Eich, the SUSE engineer, long-time X.Org developer, and former RadeonHD driver developer. Among the many Linux graphics topics being discussed in Frankfurt-Darmstadt, Egbert and I realized "that project to come up with an open-source graphics card" hadn't been heard of in years. Hell neither of us could recall the name of the main project even though it was presented just four years ago at FOSDEM.

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I've got only one word for this... BernardSwiss 5 5,329 May 24, 2012 2:29 PM

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