[rescue] Elite3D Question

Nick nick at snowman.net
Mon Jan 19 20:45:37 CST 2004

Heh, my understanding is ATI supports cards until 50us after the last one
leaves the factory.. on the other hand Nvidia supports cards ~
forever.. which while cool is very weird.

On Mon, 19 Jan 2004, Bill Bradford wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 07:07:37PM -0600, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> > ATI's cards are only marginally more expensive and do a much nicer job
> > of 2D.  Their 3D isn't nearly as laggy as it used to be, either.
> ATI can bite my ass due to lack of Linux support (and I'm not talking
> XFree) on their high-end cards.  
> "oh, here's some drivers, but if they dont work on $MAJORLINUXDISTRIBUTION, 
> we dont want to hear about it nyah nyah nyah sorry that $500 video card isnt 
> supported under linux we dont support linux go away".
> Meanwhile, I can download the NVidia drivers and have them work on any 
> card from a Riva TNT to a Quadro 980 XGL.  This is one of the reasons that
> $WORK is no longer listing ATI high-end cards as certified/supported with
> our software.  
> Bill
> -- 
> bill bradford
> mrbill at mrbill.net
> austin, texas
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