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Re: Bug reports of DFSG violations are tagged ???lenny-ignore????



Hi there!

On Wed, 22 Oct 2008 15:28:08 +0200, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21 2008, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 21 Oct 2008, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>>>  acceleration, right? So the box can be installed, and is usable for
>>>  non-gaming purposes. The drm stuff can possibly be gotten from non
>>
>> You can always use VESA, yes.  I don't think the X.org driver can get an ATI
>> GPU to work without the memory management *microcode* (but I didn't know that
>> thing was still non-free).
>
>         That should be good enough to install, and then add non-free to
>  sources.list and get the firmware required for the driver to work
>  (absent a non-free debian installer that bundles non-free bits). This
>  is no different from what I have had to do already for my nvidia card
>  (degraded X support until I arranged to have non-free nvidia drivers
>  installed). I would think that was an acceptable solution.

+1.

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

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