i don't find getting 3d to work on this is worth it - it isn't really capable of even the simplest 3d tasks even in windows. 2d acceleration and video decoding i think would be great features to work on. i'm sure it might be bad at doing those too but its better than cpu only.
i do fear for VIA, since they are so far behind in the x86 department. i also personally haven't seen a motherboard with a via chipset since pentium 4 was still new (but i've seen a few via devices here and there). i think via and amd should combine. i'm sure via has pretty good engineers but they don't have the money to manufacture anything good.