Don't buy AMD products (was Re: Xorg and ATI card query.)

Louis Kowolowski louisk at
Wed Mar 14 19:00:26 UTC 2007

On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 11:55:20AM -0400, Sean Bryant wrote:
> Try the 'vesa' xorg driver. It may not be fancy or all that accelerated 
> but it works quite well. I have an nvidia card and cannot get it to work 
> for the life of me. the drive attached, but nothing happens after that. 
> It might be the fact that I have a PCI express card. But the vesa driver 
> is working just fine for me.
On a Thinkpad T60p, using the vesa driver using GLGears, I get a little 
better than 30fps at 1600x1200x32 on a 15" display.

Good enough for me.
Louis Kowolowski	KE7BAX			louisk at

Warning:  Do not point laser at remaining eye!
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