[oclug] Poor graphics card support for linux
bb at L8R.net
Fri Aug 23 06:25:13 EDT 2002
On Thu, 22 Aug 2002 23:54:37 -0400 (EDT)
Ross Jordan <rjordan at student.math.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> > I've emailed ATI before and they don't respond. I wouldn't waste your
> > time too much. I agree with what Milan said, vote with your walet.
> > Eventually they'll get the picture that nvidia is making a good buck
> > off of linux users.
> > Nvidia is excellently supported on linux btw. Best commercially
> > supported linux hardware I've seen yet.
> Not according to the mplayer developers who aren't fond of the
> ugly closed source binary drivers and general flakyness of them.
> They seem to prefer ATI and Matrox.
What a load of fud. They aren't ugly, they are the fastest and most
efficient drivers out there, and they are _NOT_ buggy.
Almost all problems with an nvidia setup can be traced back to AGP
problems, and rectified by changing your bios settings...
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