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Old 26th March 2010
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Default Nvidia Drops Support For Its Open Source Driver

See http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/1...-Source-Driver
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It was crap anyway, so what have changed ;p
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It'll be even more difficult for open source driver developers to do things like modesetting for newer cards.. and clearly they won't be providing any documentation.

So, quite a lot has changed.. actually.
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Bad news I reckon, if vesa doesn't float your bot, and you can't stand using a non FSF approved driver lol.
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I'm not sure what to make of anything you just said Bill, how you can go on about the evilness of Microsoft and Apple.. but at the same time be content with Adobe's Flash?

Unlike Windows systems, Unix systems (..Linux,BSD/OSX) don't typically run random scripts off of external disks.

Most external hard drives attach as ordinary USB mass storage devices, some may have a virtual CD-ROM drive that includes Windows drivers/applications.. but that wouldn't be of any threat to alternative operating systems, just a nuisance.
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