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> 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
>> 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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