Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Barry Schwartz <chemoelectric@×××××××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2012 03:02:45
Message-Id: 20120320003414.GA3000@crud
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers by Mark Knecht
Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com> skribis:
> I do have a problem with someone saying 'it's time for everyone to > give up nvidia-drivers' without demonstrating they know the full > impact of what they are suggesting. Had Cheng Renquan suggest 'Maybe > people who don't need anything other than basic X capabilities should > consider running nouveau' I wouldn't have even chimed in.
Sage Notebook (sage-on-gentoo overlay) can use CUDA as well. I think you don't have to worry that nvidia-drivers would go away; in the worst case it would end up in a good overlay. That's unlikely IMO, and would mostly likely be if there were an established alternative implementation of CUDA.