[Mageia-dev] [RFC] radeon firmware in non-free

AL13N alien at rmail.be
Wed May 30 12:32:23 CEST 2012

> On 30 May 2012 12:21, AL13N <alien at rmail.be> wrote:
>>> Offering the choice between working proprietary drivers
>>> and NOT working free drivers is somewhat stupid don't you think?
>> this is true, of course, except that iirc not all cards were
>> non-working.
>> i must add that even with my nvidia i had nouveau failing and had start
>> failsafe to switch to proprietary driver
>> maybe we should just be simple and have for all intel/AMD/NVidia cards
>> just vesa driver for installation. at least it'll be working then.
> which would be dead slow, won't support gnome once they'll
> drop gnome classic and will make users flee and switch
> to other "normal" OSes.

I meant to ask specifically before the configure step with a screen which
drivers they want to use. So only for beginning of installer, if the
installer is a problem.

I don't believe the install would be terribly slow (a bit though).

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