Fwd: AMD deciding _now_ what to do about Linux
mashtizadeh at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 18:03:40 UTC 2007
This email went out on Xorg I thought it might be useful for all of us stuck
with ATI cards. We should all show our interest in AMD helping out the BSD
community as well! Just like Nvidia has been doing!
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From: Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>
Date: Jun 15, 2007 1:14 PM
Subject: AMD deciding _now_ what to do about Linux
To: xorg <xorg at lists.freedesktop.org>
I wrote to AMD regarding the state of ATI Linux drivers and the
company's view of the Linux community. This is the response I got:
"Thanks - could you contact us again in July? We're reviewing our Linux
strategy right now, so anything I tell you know could be out of date in
You can read the whole message here:
Feel free to Digg or /. it.
Friends, NOW is the time to contact AMD and to let them know that we
need their support. Please, write to them, call them, now is the time.
Even for those who don't use AMD products, the precedent set here will
most certainly echo throughout the hardware world. Take the 5 minutes
and convince AMD that the Linux community cannot be ignored.
Note: I have posted this letter to several mailing lists. Those who
know me from those lists will know that I don't, as a rule, crosspost.
However, I felt this to be important enough to cross the line and
crosspost to the lists I felt would be interested.
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