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NVIDIA Posts Open Source 2D Driver Code

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After launching its high-performance display driver for Linux that boosts GeForce graphics performance by 100%, NVIDIA released an open-source 2D driver code for its Tegra 2 and Tegra 3 SoCs, which is based on the experimental Direct Rendering Manager driver (DRM, not as in digital rights management). DRM was started as an independent project by Thierry Reding, but is now being worked on by NVIDIA, among others.

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It means that linux (specifically Debian) can support (at least 2D) nVidia drivers properly.
 
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Linus Finger Helped... although no use again, it won't include Ventana board, just Harmony for Tegra 2. So pretty useless now as everything is EOL...
 
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May help introduce hardware acceleration into some custom roms, for instance the Motorola phones with Tegra 2 chips that Motorola decided not to update to ICS or Jelly Bean.
 
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