TITLE

VIA LAUNCHES OPEN SOURCE DRIVER DEVELOPMENT PORTAL

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
UNIX Update;Jun2008, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reveals that VIA Technologies Inc., a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, have launched a beta version of the VIA Linux Portal as part of an effort to extend its collaboration with the open source community. Graphics drivers for the VIA CN896 digital media interior gateway protocol (IGP) chipset will initially be offered at the VIA Linux Portal for the new Ubuntu 8.04 Long Term Support (LTS) distribution. The portal will also release documentation and source code for these drivers, as well as adhere to a regular release schedule that is aligned with kernel changes and the release of major Linux distributions. Richard Brown of VIA Technologies, said the company is excited to be taking an active role within the open source community.
ACCESSION #
32474188

 

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