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Re: Accelerated video cards and non-free firmware

On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 08:46 +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Mar 10, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:
> > The firmware used for 3D acceleration in the r128 (ATI Rage 128), radeon
> > (ATI Radeon) and mga (Matrox G200/G400/G550) drivers is non-free and
> > will be moved from the linux-image packages into a new firmware-linux
> > package starting with Linux 2.6.29.
> Do you know about any 3D card having a free firmware? Because I know
> none.
> The difference is that these cards do not waste on-board flash for it
> and have it uploaded by the host.

Yes, that's what I meant.


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