458: NVIDIA's New View

NVIDIA is open-sourcing their GPU drivers, but there are a few things you need to know. Plus, we get some exclusive insights into Tailscale from one of its co-founders.Special Guests: Avery Pennarun and Christian F.K. Schaller.Sponsored By:Linode Cloud Hosting: A special offer for all Linux Unplugged Podcast listeners and new Linode customers, visit linode.com/unplugged, and receive $100 towards your new account. Bitwarden: Bitwarden is the easiest way for businesses and individuals to store, share, and sync sensitive data.Support LINUX UnpluggedLinks:After losing contact with its helicopter, NASA put the entire Mars mission on hold — Mars is only going to get colder and darker for the next 10 weeks as winter deepens. Why the open source driver release from NVIDIA is so important for Linux? — Today NVIDIA announced that they are releasing an open source kernel driver for their GPUs, so I want to share with you some background information and how I think this will impact Linux graphics and compute going forward.NVIDIA Releases Open-Source GPU Kernel Modules — NVIDIA is now publishing Linux GPU kernel modules as open source with dual GPL/MIT license, starting with the R515 driver release.Hector Martin on Twitter — So NVIDIA "released" their kernel driver as open source. By which they mean, they moved most of it to firmware and made the open source driver call into it. There are almost 900 functions implemented in the 34MB firmware, give or take, from what I can see. Broadcom vibes...Longhorn on Twitter — Note that the 30MB+ firmware supports multiple GPU generations, and that’s an important factor. (If you see the elf sections, there’s ones for Turing, Ampere DC, Ampere customer and Gnext)Linux Action News 240 — NVIDIA has announced its plans for an open-source GPU driver. Christian Schaller, the Director for Desktop, Graphics, Infotainment and more at Red Hat, gives us the inside scoop on this historic announcement.Tailscale raises $100M… to fix the Internet — This is not our first rodeo. We don’t know where the economy or the market are going. We don’t want to be pressured into juicing growth numbers beyond where they belong. We don’t want to put revenue ahead of quality, because our stats say quality is where all our growth comes from. sshuttle — where transparent proxy meets VPN meets sshDocumentation · Tailscale — Welcome to the Tailscale documentationGuides · TailscaleAccess a Pi-hole or Raspberry Pi from anywhere — One common use of a Raspberry Pi is to run a Pi-hole, a DNS-based ad blocking services. A typical setup is to have a Raspberry Pi in your house running Pi-hole, acting as the DNS server for your local Wi-Fi network.Tailscale on NixOS: A New Minecraft Server in Ten Minutes — In this article I will show how to set up a brand new Minecraft server (exposed only over Tailscale) in ten minutesTailscale in LXC containers Set up a dogcam with Tailscale, Raspberry Pi, and Motion weron: Overlay networks based on WebRTC. — weron provides lean, fast & secure overlay networks based on WebRTC.newpodcastapps.comPodverseBreez — Send a Boost without switching Podcast apps. All powered by Lightning Network.Ansible Modules Bitwarden — Bitwarden integrations for Ansible

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