software/hardware question

Kenneth Wayne Culver culverk at
Mon Jun 16 12:03:17 PDT 2003

> Hi,
> There are things called winmodems and winprinters which do require Windows
> as some of the work the hardware would normally do is handeled on the CPU.
> However I've found FreeBSD to work on 99% of the hardware I've chucked at
> it without any problems. sometimes its take a bit of work to but normally
> it will be fine. If you let us know what sort of hardware you have got I'm
> sure we can help you
Yeah, you should be fine as long as you don't expect 3d acceleration on
the latest video cards. My ATI Radeon 9700 Pro, along with anything from
9500 up don't have 3d acceleration support, and anything later than a
geforce 4 from nvidia is missing 3d support as well.


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