ATI 8500 or matrox 550?
WillS at housing.ufl.edu
Wed Jun 25 17:48:02 PDT 2003
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> Subject: ATI 8500 or matrox 550?
> Owing to the need of purchasing a supported video-card before
> it's too late
> for my 4.6.2, I would like to know if the X Window System
> driver can run
> fine or not the ATI 8500. I have noticed the driver is not
> listed in the
> 'sysinstall' tool. If I choose 'ati' using xf86config or editing
> /etc/X11/XF86Config, would the card work as well as a Matrox 550 one?
You would actually want the radeon driver, not the ati one.
I've never personally used one, but it seems like it ought to work.
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