Don't buy AMD products (was Re: Xorg and ATI card query.)

Mark Kirkwood markir at
Wed Mar 14 07:22:38 UTC 2007

Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri wrote:
> Since AMD/ATI doesn't make a native driver for FreeBSD, I only buy
> notebooks with nvidia, and I told my friends about this.
> We as FreeBSD users could write about this in our blogs and pages,
> which will widespread the word about the driver issues in better way,
> as long as more users aware of this, this will force AMD/ATI to look
> into the issue deeper, and work it out.
> This would be better than emailing the AMD CEO IMHO.

We could contact the ATI exec(s) too - pointing out that older ATI cards 
have support added by the Xorg developers and how helping them out with 
the newer ones can only result in increased ATI sales... got nothing to 
lose there I think!



P.s: currently use ATI 9550.

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