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Old 07-25-06, 07:03 PM   #6
acreal
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Default Re: Opinions on driver license

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Originally Posted by zbiggy
Yes. If driver is open source it is easier to patch if it fails. Nvidia driver is semi open so patching it is semi successful. If bug exist in binary part the chance to fix it comes down almost to zero.
Besides, part of this driver gets linked into the kernel, so you really can't debug anything anymore, which is a rather non trivial problem for a developer...
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