i give up
rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Wed Dec 3 14:12:47 PST 2008
On Wed, 2008-12-03 at 11:44 -0800, Artem Belevich wrote:
> > Second, DO NOT use motherboards with built-in video. These are almost
> > always nvidia chipsets and suffer from the nvidia problem. Also, the video
> > is crappy and buggy.
> I'd not discount them all as a class. Intel's built-in G33/G35 with
> recent DRM and x86-video-intel driver seem to work pretty well for
> accelerated 2D on the few boxes I have under FreeBSD-8/amd64. I even
> get 3D working on occasion. :-)
Correct, Despite my occasional frustration with them, Intel is very
supportive. They are providing docs and code (linux code) and I have a
decent relationship with the Intel graphics devs.
ATI/AMD has also become much more friendly and r500 and below should
work fairly well. r600+ is still under development.
Interestingly enough, VIA just released docs on some of their chips as
well. I have it on my list to work on, but I don't yet have hardware to
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