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    bugmenot2
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    A very constructive article, good work. Hopefully some bosses at VIA will read this. Let's hope it helps.

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    How VIA Could Have Not Screwed Its Linux Chances

    Phoronix: How VIA Could Have Not Screwed Its Linux Chances

    Yesterday we reported on how VIA's open-source Linux dreams are not materializing and then this morning reported on a new secret driver being developed (xf86-video-openvia) between VIA Technologies, some VIA "friends", and the OpenChrome developers. However, as I said in this morning's VIA article, the situation is still a murky mess, this new OpenVIA driver isn't receiving much work, the DRM code with TTM/GEM memory management is still missing, and these open-source efforts by VIA are not very well organized...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODI4Mw
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