[mythtv-users] Gentoo 64bit and MythTV completely compatible?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Jan 29 22:20:33 UTC 2007

On Jan 29, 2007, at 2:08 PM, John Drescher wrote:

>> I think what he's getting at is that no one supplies binary  
>> drivers for
>> Gentoo, for obvious reasons.
> I am confused as I have used both the nVidia and ATI binary drivers
> with linux and I can easily say that the nVidia linux drivers are as
> good as their windows counterparts.
>> If you want good video performance with
>> Gentoo you're probably going to have to pick a card that has a driver
>> with source code available, and that's not anything made by Nvidia.
> Since there are only two companies that make performance GPUs right
> (every one else in the  game are years behind) now does ATI release
> the source code for their drivers?

No. But things might change now that AMD has bought them, but I  
wouldn't hold my breath.

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