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Re: nVidia RPM WORKS!



On 9/7/07, Karl Larsen <k5di zianet com> wrote:
> Claude Jones wrote:
> > On Thu September 6 2007, Karl Larsen wrote:
> >
> >>     I was afraid to reboot when I set the screen size to 1280x1024 but I
> >> did it and rebooted and now the screen looks just like it did on the old
> >> computer :-)
> >>
> >>     So now I will take the old computer to the storage building and it
> >> will grow a bit older before I throw it away. When The bootup got to the
> >> point where it failed before a square patch said Noviia and up it came.
> >>
> >>     So it sounds like Novidia is serious about fixing there stuff for
> >> Red Hat.
> >>
> >
> > I've had good results with nVidia cards, and use them in four different Linux
> > boxes. They aren't particularly 'tilted' towards Redhat, as their drivers
> > work in many distributions. Lots of  people object to them because the code
> > is proprietary and not open.
> >
> > There are many who have problems with that driver as well, but, it does seem
> > to be undergoing steady development, and things are getting fixed.
> >
> >
>    Well it is a silly thing to hate software that fixes the video card
> you get when you buy it. I paid a few bucks for the Video card and it
> didn't work well at all in Linux. Then I was told about the software and
> I yum installed it and now my tiny new computer looks as good as the
> monster it replaces. If you think you MUST have the source code for all
> things in a computer your not right.
                                  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

That's your (never)  humble opinion man. Support that with arguments
instead of just writing that.

Cheers


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