[BLUG] AGP compat
Fri, 02 Feb 2001 19:18:52 -0000
Thanks for the advice. It was precisely what I was looking for. The don't
think that the benchmarks leave much room for comparison...the geforce blew
the voodoo away.
Do you have a preference for a manufacturer? I have decided to get the
geforce. I have been using the same video card since 1995 (a 1mb 2d
Diamond) so anything will be a tremendous change. Thanks for your help.
>Starting XFree86, 4.0 3D acceleration does include Voodo5 5500 and Voodoo4
>4500 according to http://dri.sourceforge.net/DRIuserguide.html.
>I agree with Galvanick that GeForce2 might be a better choice. I have set
>up several GeForce cards under RedHat 7.0 using the packages I ftp'ed from
>ftp1.detonator.nvidia.com:pub/drivers/english/XFree86_4/. I have tried an
>older version, 0.9-5, although the 0.9-6 was released on Jan 18th, 2001.
>Make sure that you are using XFree86 4.0x though. (Sometimes, RH 7.0 links
>the X to 3.x version even though the card is supported under 4.0x.)
># ls -l /etc/X11/X
>lrwxrwxrw 1 root root 27 Oct 19 15:38 /etc/X11/X ->
>The configuration file should be /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 instead of
>/etc/X1/XF86Config. (Both co-exist under /etc/X11/.) Othewise the
>DRI for your 3D card won't work.
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