News over at Linux.com about ATI drivers being open sourced has got me excited. Which I can run my Beryl on my two laptops and one desktop without any unnecesary hacks and glitches. eeeeyha!!
“AMD briefed Linux.com this morning on a pending announcement regarding the open sourcing of drivers for ATI graphics cards. It’s official — AMD will make code and specifications for ATI graphics cards available on the Internet on September 10.
We spoke with Phil Hester, senior vice president and CTO at AMD, and Chris Schlaeger, director of AMD’s Operating System Research Center, along with Jon Carvill, AMD’s manager of public relations. They confirmed the rumors reported earlier on Slashdot, that everything necessary for community-driven and -maintained 2-D and 3-D drivers for ATI Radeon X1000 and HD 2000 graphics will be made available next week. “