Why not download it during installation (so no "distribution") making it
clear that it is a 3rd party driver and is not supported? That's what SUSE
does. That way the user gets to choose. I could care less if it "taints"
my kernel. I just want a 3d driver that works. I know it's not hard to
install, but it would just be a nice feature that would make redhat seem
On Friday 25 July 2003 08:09, David St.Clair wrote:
> So, what's keeping RedHat from putting the drivers in the distribution?
> it's a GPL
> thing, would it be easy to just download it during installation or at
> least give the option to the user?
It's a closed source thing. Red Hat doesn't distribute any closed source
software anymore (that I know of). It's impossible to support, and it
Jesse Keating RHCE MCSE
Mondo DevTeam (www.mondorescue.org