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Re: recommend a free driver video card?



On Tue, 2007-09-04 at 13:50 -0700, Dave Stevens wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> I am setting up a new box with ATI ES1000 video on board. I want to use only 
> free software on it (F7 as the base) and am in a pickle wrt the video. I can 
> set it up initially with the on-board circuit but would like to have a 
> dedicated 3d-accelerated card with a free driver. Does such a thing exist? I 
> checked at phororonix and got good advice about setting up ATI's proprietary 
> driver, but apart from hints that something really substantial is in the 
> works, no joy about a well-developed free driver. Does anyone care to suggest 
> a candidate? Should be in the $200 price range.

>From my own experience and the traffic I see on this list, NVidia seems
to be the best with Linux while still being a closed driver. I use their
driver and have little to no problems with it. That's my two cents, Ric

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