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Re: [ProgSoc] buying computers
On Sat, 20 Jan 2001, Telford wrote:
> Also, there are two sets of Nvidia drivers -- one is binary only
> and works well but only links with just the right kernels (painful).
> The other is source code that has had the entire DMA driver removed
> and then fed through an obfuscator so the remaining thing works
> with various kernels but is slow (no DMA!) and cannot be maintained.
Enlighten me -- how does the obfuscator work? And are these two drivers
from the same source -- assuming the DMA crippling is encouraging you to
use the binary?
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