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From: "Juergen Schinker" <ba1020@...>
Subject: Re: Video cards
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 10:04:40 +0100 (CET)
> 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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Re: Video cards
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Re: Video cards
-- Rodrigo Gnoatto Amaral
Video cards
-- John C. Shimek
Re: Video cards
-- Jared Lindsay
Re: Video cards
-- Jayson Beverage
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