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Re: Moblin 2 and Fedora



>> Seriously, is that team even *part* of Intel?  Because the Poulsbo Linux
>> team is completely different than any of the other Intel Linux teams
>> I've had the actual pleasure of interacting with.
>
> At least originally, no, they weren't. Intel contracted the Poulsbo
> driver development out to another company (which has since itself been
> bought out by VMware). Now, however, it isn't clear if it's those guys
> or guys who really are with Intel or what who are doing whatever
> development is actually happening.
>
> I suspect what may be happening is the original group is continuing to
> work on the crack-addled drivers that show up in the Ubuntu repos from
> time to time, while a different group works on creating a
> non-crack-addled driver that'll be sent through the proper processes.
> But that's just my guess, as no-one at Intel seems to want to say
> anything.

Isn't the Poulsbo GPU based on a powerVR core that Intel licensed?
That might explain some of the crack.

Peter


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