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Re: Daily Kernel Panics



On 12/20/2009 10:44 AM, Hiisi wrote:
> 2009/12/20 Steven Stern <subscribed-lists sterndata com>:
>> On 12/19/2009 10:29 PM, Bill Davidsen wrote:
>>> Steven Stern wrote:
>>>> On 12/13/2009 07:25 AM, Globe Trotter wrote:
>>>
> <--SNIP-->
>>>>
>>> Note that in the above example of a stable system, item 3. I have had
>>> about equal numbers of people tell me that the vendor driver is vastly
>>> more stable than the built-in driver, and totally the opposite.
>>>
>>> Oh, and some fundamentalist open source fanatics who tell me it's better
>>> to crash a few times a day than use a closed source driver. ;-)
>>>
>>> The only "desktop effect" of interest to me is stability.
>>>
>>
>> Agreed on your final point.  Just for grins, I'm downloading and will
>> try the Radeon X300 drivers directly from ATI with Compiz enabled.
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>>  Steve
> 
> 'Directly from ATI' you will have to compile them manually. I think
> it's better use rpm [1].
> Just my 2 cents...
> 
> Links:
> 1. http://rpmfusion.org/RPMFusionSwitcher

I found that out.  The ATI drivers don't like the current kernel.  I'm
using rpmfusion (for the codecs), but I don't see any ATI drivers there.

-- 

  Steve


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