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Old 07-20-08, 12:47 PM   #8
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Default Re: RE 96.43.07 (legacy) for Linux x86/x86-64 released

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Originally Posted by gstaniak View Post
Well, I guess every F9 user knows that by now. The question is, how long will we have to wait for a legacy driver working with the new xserver. Nvidia won't answer this question - I'm not criticising them for it, that's just a fact - and all Fedora developers can say is "it's not our fault, buy ATI".
Well, AMD/ATI and Intel drivers work with Fedora 9. Nvidia policy is that they won't provide a driver for pre-release X. Only Nvidia's customers are impacted. It sounds like the Fedora developers are right - if you want drivers that can keep up with the pace of Linux development, use AMD/ATI or Intel hardware.

It's not a slam on Nvidia developers, it's a slam on Nvidia's policy that doesn't reflect the realities of a Linux development environment.
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