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From: Rodrigo Gnoatto Amaral <rodrigo.g.amaral@...>
Subject: Re: Video cards
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 07:07:18 -0300
I'm currently using 7676 without any problems.

2005/12/15, Juergen Schinker <ba1020@...>:
> > 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@...> 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
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> >
> >
>
> hm but you/i can't load the nvidia 7676 module i always get
> could not load ioctl32 or similar
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