Video Card for FreeBSD 9.0 (RC2) AMD64

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Tue Dec 13 15:51:00 UTC 2011

Matt Dawson writes:

>  There are reasons why nVidia cannot release specifications,
>  particularly on their PureVideo technology, which happen to be
>  the same reasons AMD can't release theirs: They don't fully own
>  those technologies.

	As long as any of it remains closed, there will be speculation
it is at least modestly in excess of what is covered by various
contracts and NDAs (even after one factors in lawyerly caution).
	That may be a price a company is willing to pay (video cards on
FreeBSD being a rather small market) but it does provide evidence
for the avsolutists among us.

			Robert Huff

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