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Re: Maintainer for nvidia-crap in lvn wanted (Re: Pull off AIGLX repoistory?)



Jeremy Sanders wrote:
> What I don't understand is why Nvidia feel the need to use a 8MB (!!!!)
> kernel module in the first place. Is there a reason why it needs to be
> there, and not in X.org like all the other graphics drivers? They could
> supply a non free driver legally then (not that I'd like them to supply a
> non free driver). They could shift any necessary kernel bits into a GPL
> kernel module.
>
> I suppose it is so that they can use the same driver as everywhere else on
> linux...?
>

As I understand it, there are both a kernel portion and
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Peter Gordon (codergeek42)
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