[rescue] moussh [was Transplanting a Sun Fire V210 motherboard - PSU requirements?`]

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Thu Feb 28 07:15:38 CST 2013

On 02/27/13 22:43, Mouse wrote:
>> It would cause less issues and incompatibilities (nvidia rendering
>> fonts differently than amd on linux is an example of this issue)
> If nvidia and amd would just friggin' _document_ their bloody hardware,
> people could build software without such incompatabilities.
> Yet people continue to buy undocumented hardware.  From a very high
> level perspective, I see this as the user base getting what it
> deserves.  (The problem, of course, is that tyranny of the majority
> inflicts the resulting crapola on everybody else too.)

The issue here is that increasingly, on commodity hardware your choices
are largely restricted to nVidia, ATI, or aging garbage that can't get
the job done.

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