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Re: agp video card for linux.



On Thu, 2007-07-05 at 16:29 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Itamar Reis Peixoto <itamar <at> ispbrasil.com.br> writes:
> > Anyone can recommend me a good agp video card to 
> > use with linux ?
> 
> Radeon 9250. If that's not good enough for you, you can get any Radeon up to 
> X850, the r300 driver works pretty well these days as far as I know. But STAY 
> CLEAR of any Radeon above that! R5xx-series chipsets only work with the 
> proprietary fglrx driver which causes all sorts of problems (or with the 
> completely unaccelerated vesa). You have been warned!
> 
> If you want the cheapest you can get, that would be the Radeon 7000. But it 
> will probably suck for Compiz/Beryl.
> 
> See this page for details:
> http://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/ATIRadeon
> 
> Not that ATI/AMD really deserves your money as they aren't doing anything 
> whatsoever to help out the Free drivers, whereas Intel does, but unfortunately 
> you have to replace the entire motherboard (and realistically, the CPU too, 
> unless you happen to have a recent Intel CPU) to use Intel's graphics chipsets.
> 
>         Kevin Kofler

 ATI on linux just sux get a nvidia and you will be very happy, nvidia
works great install then card then do a yum install kmod-nvidia edit
your xorg.config(if you need to) then enable compiz and your off and
running.

LostSon


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