3d pci-e 'modern' card (Was: Re: Suggested video cards for Xorg)
rene at exactcode.de
Sun Mar 5 09:06:40 PST 2006
On Sunday 05 March 2006 15:54, Ismail Donmez wrote:
> Cuma 17 Şubat 2006 18:03 tarihinde, Philippe Bourcier şunları yazmıştı:
> > hi all,
> > On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 10:04:42AM -0800, Richard Broersma Jr wrote:
> > > I was wondering if anyone can recommed any video cards that have really
> > > good success with xorg and its configuration utitlity.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Richard
> > >
> > > P.S. I have a Radeon 7200 AGP card. It wasn't a trivial task to manually
> > > setup the conf file to get it to work.
> > I'd like to buy a pci-express x 16 3d graphic card. I looked
> > about gpl drivers, and founded only radeon r300, wich seems to
> > stay in cvs. So, I finally think to a nvidia 6600gt.
> > I do not need so much 3d (no games). Just I want a «up-to-date»
> > graphic card.
> > Any advice? Thx
> NVIDIA is the best choice for Linux only problem is they have a binary only
> kernel module which taints your kernel and voids all your kernel bug
> reporting ability.
ATi is not that much worse. I would not use either due binary only cruft.
If r300 is enough 3D computing power for your needs I would choose
such a card.
Btw. there is still some older NVidia 3D code in the utah-glx, maybe we
find someone with spare time to poart that to DRI/DRM? Maybe a Google
summer coding project 2006?
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