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Re: nVidia 7300 GT



On Thursday 05 July 2007, Gilboa Davara wrote:
>On Tue, 2007-07-03 at 13:16 -0600, Robin Laing wrote:
>> I installed F7 on my machine at home and it worked with 3D out of the
>> box using the OpenSource driver.  I have a 5000 series card in it.
>
>The open source NV driver lacks any type of 3D acceleration.
>What-ever 3D you saw was done on your host CPU.
>
>> I put the Nvidia drive in (livna) and now I have some issues but I am
>> not sure where these come from yet.  Video resolution and mouse features
>> changed.
>
>FYI, the Livna driver is just RPM packaging around the 'generic'
>nvidia.com close source driver.
>
>> FWIW, Nvidia seems to suppor Linux much better than ATI has.  Heck, I
>> know Windows people that tell me the same thing.
>
>nVidia's non-Windows driver support (and BSD/Solaris) runs circles
>around ATI's.
>No question about it.
>
>Never the less, it is in the community's best interest to have working,
>3D-able open source drivers for nVidia hardware. (Hopefully the Nouveau
>project will cover that)
>
>- Gilboa

Is this Nouveau package in a testable state yet?


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