Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Here's hoping AMD and ATI merger goes through

Recently, however, as the RedPhoronix blog, has chronicled, ATI had changed its Linux ways. While ATI's Linux drivers still aren't speed-demons, they're much better than they used to be, and ATI is now constantly improving them on a monthly driver release schedule.With AMD at the helm, I can envision ATI finally open-sourcing the code to its proprietary drivers. That should quickly result in much better performance for Linux users, and better performance for the Windows and Mac platforms as well.

How AMD's acquisition of ATI may help Linux