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Re: hw recommendations?



On February 11, 2004 02:41 pm, Joe Cooper wrote:
> Justin M. Forbes wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 03:49:20PM -0500, Whitley CTR Cecil H wrote:
> >>Thanks!
> >>
> >>
> >>I guess ATI missed a sale then.  Presumably one lost sale won't hurt
> >> them. It was my understanding that they had released some driver source
> >> and I would have liked to reward that.  Does the NVIDIA driver come in
> >> the ISO's or will I need to track it down?
> >
> > The Nvidia binary only drivers are only available from their website...
> > 2D will work with the ISOs.  On the ATI side, 2D will work on the newer
> > cards, the 9200, 8500, and the 8800 based cards do have open source 3D
> > drivers, and will work.
>
> FWIW, the 2D radeon driver does not work for me on my Asus K8V Deluxe
> x86_64 system with a 9200, while it works fine for the same card in an
> Athlon XP system.  I had to revert to vesa on the 64 bit box.  (Screen
> blanks and only a reboot will recover the system.)
>
You may want to try a 2.6 kernel. We have Radeon 9200s working on Via and AMD 
chipsets. Now the 9200SE is a little bit different situation, we could not 
even boot a Tyan S2885 with a 9200SE.

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