Don't buy AMD products (was Re: Xorg and ATI card query.)
stephen at math.missouri.edu
Wed Mar 14 00:30:38 UTC 2007
On Tue, 13 Mar 2007, Doug Ambrisko wrote:
> Kip Macy writes:
> | Please be very careful. The only real alternative (Intel comes and
> | goes) is Nvidia whose driver is binary-only for i386 (no amd64
> | support) and has a history for being notoriously buggy. I only buy ATI
> | because of the problems I keep seeing people have with the Nvidia
> | driver. I have a friend who has basically abandoned his dual-head
> | Nvidia card due to recurring issues.
> One thing that is a plus with nv is that X has some support for it,
> whereas, the newer ati cards have no support :-( I was a fan of ati
> since it was easier to get support. Now I'm starting to lean towards
> Nvidia :-(
I used to find nvidia drivers very buggy, but the recent drivers have
greatly impressed me.
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