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Old 10-13-10, 05:39 AM   #11
Gusar
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Default Re: New Xorg 1.9 and nvidia-173.xx support.

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Originally Posted by sveterv2 View Post
Wouldn't it be easier and CHEAPER for NVIDIA corporation to open source their drivers for OLD hardware?
Opensourcing the drivers is probably impossible. Documentation for the old chips is more likely, but that would require gathering and sanitizing internal docs and legal review. A lengthy process that has to be paid for too. So I'm not sure it would be cheaper.
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