[rescue] 670MP windfall in the surplus diving frenzy today.....
Joshua D. Boyd
rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 21 09:04:48 CDT 2001
OK Bill. Here is the $64k question (OK, its more like a $100 question).
Have you ever tried a drawing tablet under XFree 4 with the Geforce, and
do you use the Xfree provided driver, or the nvidea provided driver?
Under XFree 3, binary only drivers and drawing tablets had a habit of not
getting along. I have been unable to establish if the Xfree driver's
performance is adequate, and if not if I'll be able to use my tablet with
the Nvidea driver under xfree 4. That is why I don't have a Nvidea card
On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 12:16:26AM -0400, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> > I'd use it, but I don't have any slots for a second video card. Sound,
> > video capture, ethernet, and scsi fill my PCI slots, and I have a cheap
> > AGP voodoo3 (that really needs to be replaced. I bought it because I
> > thought it would be the best supported for linux 3D acceleration, but I've
> > never gotten it to work in accelerated mode under either Xfree 3 or 4).
> > Maybe, if I'm lucky, the replacement will be a G450 Max(I don't know if
> > the Geforce MX dual head cards are supported under linux).
> The NVidia stuff is better supported; I got rid of a G450 and replaced it
> with a dualhead GF2MX.
> Bill Bradford
> mrbill at mrbill.net
> Austin, TX
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