[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: StockBugzillaResponses updated, nVidia question



On Tue, 2009-03-31 at 13:33 -0400, Christopher Beland wrote:

> I also had a question about the nVidia proprietary driver stock
> response.  After reading:
> 
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/NouveauAsDefault
> 
> I was wondering if the response should be rewritten to suggest moving to
> the open source "xf86-video-nouveau" driver, which will be available in
> Fedora 11.  (Will it be backported to 9 and 10 as well?) It was also
> unclear whether "xf86-video-nv" is open source enough not to warrant the
> "proprietary driver" response, or what.

nouveau is available in F10 and I think F9 as well, it's just not the
default. Probably we should say "nv or nouveau", or something similar.

nv is open source enough not to need the proprietary driver response,
but bugs in nv are likely to be given fairly low priority in future.
-- 
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org
http://www.happyassassin.net


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]