Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Juergen Schinker <ba1020@×××××××××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Video cards
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 09:11:23
Message-Id: 49306.213.70.107.33.1134637480.squirrel@www.homie.homelinux.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Video cards by Jayson Beverage
> I am also very pleased with my eVga branded 6800 Ultra. I was always an > nVidia fan but since switching to Linux and reading/seeing all the > problems people have had with ATI cards, I am 100% convinced they are the > way to go. > > On Wednesday 14 December 2005 21:34, Jared Lindsay wrote: > >> My 6800 works great. You can pick up a 6600GT in your price range, >> and probably a 6800 vanilla. amd64 support is much better than ati's >> offerings. >> >> On 12/12/05, John C. Shimek <jcshimek@×××××.com> wrote: >> >>> I am running 64bit Gentoo (of course) and looking at upgrading video >>> cards. I have an ATI 8500LE right now. I have that working ok I am >>> having one problem. I am trying to use learn Blender. It crashes at >>> a certain point due to a bug in Mesa. There is a bug report for this >>> and it has been fixed upstream in Mesa 6.3. I have 6.2 and since that >>> seems to be bundled in with Xorg, I think, I don't know how to upgrade >>> to a newer Mesa. I have tried the Modular Xorg (with Mesa 6.4) but >>> xorg-server won't build. I went back to the latest stable one. I >>> then tried the ati-drivers. It compiles, I get direct rendering but X >>> crashes and complains about unknown symbols. >>> >>> I am think I just want to get a new card, mine is 4 years old. I am >>> thinking nVidia. I am wondering what is good in the 100-200USD range? >>> And how good is the support for amd64? \ >>> >>> >>> Thank you >>> John C. Shimek >>> -- >>> gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list > -- > gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list > > >
hm but you/i can't load the nvidia 7676 module i always get could not load ioctl32 or similar -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-amd64] Video cards Ostekiks <ostekiks@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-amd64] Video cards Rodrigo Gnoatto Amaral <rodrigo.g.amaral@×××××.com>