Part 2 Of Nouveau Saga: The Microcode
Phoronix: Part 2 Of Nouveau Saga: The Microcode
Following a feature-packed DRM pull request this morning for the Linux 2.6.33 kernel, Linus Torvalds became frustrated that the Nouveau driver for supporting NVIDIA hardware was still not to be found in this most recent pull request. Linus wants Nouveau in the mainline kernel especially as Red Hat has already been shipping this free software driver in Fedora for two releases. Only a few hours have passed since that second news article, but more messages surrounding the Nouveau status have been sent on the kernel mailing list and dri-devel...
Linus should get off his high horse
the project is open source. Linus should stop being a brat and get off his high horse and do the work himself if he is so concerned about it. He shouldn't be yelling at the community, especially since most of them aren't paid.
He should probably be worried about the shitty state of the entire graphics stack on linux more than one piece of DRM code. Xorg and mesa are in a poor state and are continuously falling short of goals.