video suggestions? (was Re: [linux-elitists] Comprehensive ...)

Eugen Leitl
Fri Dec 3 04:50:40 PST 2004

On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 01:23:58AM +0000, Adam Sampson wrote:

> I've got a Radeon 9200SE (Rv280-based), and 3D performance is awful

9600 here.

> with the DRI drivers -- sufficiently so that I'm planning on going
> back to my old G400 next time I reboot. I bought it for the DVI port,
> which doesn't work at all in X either. Suffice it to say that I won't
> be buying another one.

ATI binary drivers are good -- if you can get them to work. I've given up on
them, especially on x86_64/ The procedure is complicated, and it breaks
on every kernel upgrade. Pfaugh.

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