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More on Poulsbo (GMA500), Intel, and the Community

Article Source Linux Journal
October 28, 2009, 9:09 am

I've never done a follow up post on a topic before, but I think this is a topic worth further discussion. Yesterday I posted a rather pointed article focused on Intel and what I consider to be a very poor business decision regarding the GMA500 GPU. There were great comments, and even a responsive post over at Moblinzone.

The opposing argument is that it's not Intel's fault that the GMA500 graphics core is so unsupported in Linux, but that it's the vendor's fault for using the thing in the first place. Oh please.

 

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