Low end video card that won't crash server ... ?

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Fri Jun 22 03:11:52 UTC 2007

Marc G. Fournier wrote:
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> Unfortunately, it seems that the discussion on nvidia driver causing -current 
> to crash seems to have died off ... since I'm trying to work with a group on 
> getting wine actually working under -current, having X down right now is really 
> making things difficult, so I figure I'll go out and buy "yet another video 
> card", so that I can get some work done ...
> ATI vs nVidia?  I used to think that nVidia was 'pro-OSS', but have recently 
> changed my mind on that based on, well, alot of things ... am I better off 
> going with an ATI video card instead, or are they about on teh same level as 
> far as being OSS friendly?  And, if ATI, anything I should stay away from as 
> far as -current+xorg is concerned?
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Intel's still your best bet, with nVidia in second, and ATI in third.

You aren't going to get proper 3D support unless you switch to Linux unfortunately :(..


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