the best graphicscard for FreeBSD
joe at zircon.seattle.wa.us
Thu Nov 25 11:41:08 PST 2004
On Thu, 2004-11-25 at 20:36 +0100, alex bustamante wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-11-25 at 19:43 +0100, Fredrik Eriksson wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 25, 2004 at 06:07:36PM +0000, Mark Dixon wrote:
> > > On Thursday 25 Nov 2004 17:52, Joe Kelsey wrote:
> > > >
> > > > The NVIDIA drivers are completely crap! They do not work and contain
> > > > countless errors which will cause system failures on every single
> > > > machine I have tried to use them with. Do not ever buy or attempt to
> > > > use anything made by NVIDIA. They just do not work.
> > >
> > > Like I said, they work fine for me.
> > Yes, but will you get the full power of the card? I think not.
> > I've had lots of problems with NVidia products and *BSD.
> > > I'm not going to get into a 'my graphics card is better than yours'. Its very
> > > boring and very offtopic.
> > I don't think this is about which card is better than the other, more about
> > NVidia being reactionary bastards who refuse the idea of open source.
> > NVidia graphic cards are probably great for playing games in windos.
> How many manufactures release their drivers in open source? Does Matrox
> do it?
You do not need to release your source code. You only need to publish
the specs for the actual hardware.
Matrox supports developers by actually publishing the specs. NVidia
does not publish any information about its hardware.
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