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[Discuss] UEFI

On Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:48:13 -0400, Richard Pieri wrote:
> Matthew Gillen wrote:
>> For the sake of bringing up another topic, I want to thank people for
>> the info on UEFI last week.  I decided that being long in the tooth
>> isn't the same as 'broken', and I should put it off a bit longer.
> If it works, don't break it.
>> What I really want is high-end fanless video cards, and the best options
> Isn't that an oxymoron? :)
>> in that very limited market right now seem to be on the ATI side.  I
>> haven't had a non-nvidia card for so long that I'm not sure what the
>> state of ATI linux support is these days.
> nVidia's binary blob drivers for Linux are much, much better than ATI's binary blob drivers for Linux. Open source drivers are hit or miss right now. nVidia is finally opening things up which puts the whole thing in flux. I expect to see big improvements on that front what with Valve expecting to ship nVidia-equpped Steam Machines and maybe ATI-equipped Steam Machines next year.

I've run the radeon FOSS driver for quite some time on several adapters
without problems.
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