Went Back To Windows(R)...

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jul 30 19:40:32 UTC 2011


On 07/30/2011 11:32 AM, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
...
> 
> Yes, Linux does build a lot of drivers, yes some hardware makers do
> commit to the Kernel to give better hardware support for their hardware.
> Why? Because they have to, or Linux would get nowhere, but it's not
> Linux's fault for the lack of hardware support, it's the hardware makers
> fault.  Get with the program sir.
> 

Sometimes the PC OEM's/Market may actually have something to do with
companies releasing open source drivers. These make (IMO) an interesting
read:

http://lwn.net/Articles/404248/
[Broadcom releases an open-source driver for its wireless chipsets]
http://lwn.net/Articles/404385/





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