[linux-audio-user] Re: which graphics card?

Loki Davison loki.davison at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 19:07:13 EDT 2006

On 6/21/06, Stephen Hassard <steve at hassard.net> wrote:
> Dave Robillard wrote:
> > FWIW I've spent a (very) great deal of time, money, and effort building
> > an (AGP) machine without a card which requires proprietary drivers for
> > decent GL (namely a Radeon 9250).
> This seems the best route to go ATM, but does anyone have any
> suggestions for doing something similar with a recent PCI-Express system?
> I see that Xorg is starting to support the ATI X800 line of cards using
> the radeon driver, but DRI support seems very early. Also, 2D speed on
> my X800 XL seems quite slow compared to the binary drivers, which is a
> big deterrent from staying with the OSS drivers.
> later,
> Steve

My nvidia (6600le pci-e) works okay with the open source drivers (nv)
but forget gl stuff unless you use the nvidia drivers.


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