Sandy Bridge GPU and Linux support

By: Aaron Spink (aaronspink.delete@this.notearthlink.net), January 4, 2011 1:48 pm
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Linus Torvalds (torvalds@linux-foundation.org) on 1/4/11 wrote:
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>(Of course, I do hope that most distros end up backporting
>the drivers to their stable repository before that. So it
>may be a bit better than the above fairly soon, as people
>start buying the new hardware)
>

Linus,

any ideas on what can be done to make the whole process more streamlined and faster in the future?

One area where windows seems to be ahead is in consumerization of drivers in that both the process to install new drivers and the time lag to get the new drivers appear to be far shorter.
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