The VIA TTM/GEM Patch Appears Ready
Phoronix: The VIA TTM/GEM Patch Appears Ready
Just one month ago an independent developer began working on VIA TTM/GEM support for the VIA kernel DRM driver along with VIA kernel mode-setting support, even while VIA's open-source Linux strategy is dead. Just a few weeks later, James Simmons' VIA TTM/GEM memory management patches are now ready...
Rest In Pieces, you lousy sons of silicon junk!
Don't worry - they already made it to my personal blacklist along with FOXCONN and LG (some of their drives were clearly screwy because they were responding to a completely legitimate ATA command by flushing their firmware and bricking and LG was discarding any warranty claims from GNU/Linux users with the "we only test our drives to work in Winblow$" attitude).
Originally Posted by Drago
Damn - seems my list of trustworthy hardware manufacturers is slowly starting to get much thinner than I'd like.