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Old 05-03-2002, 10:46 AM   #1
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Suggest Video Cards


Can anyone suggest A tried and proven video Card for Redhat Linux 7.2.
 
Old 05-03-2002, 11:21 AM   #2
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Redhat 7.2 comes with xfree86 4.1.0.. take a look at this site for compatibility with that version.. might give you an idea of what card to use or buy.. http://www.xfree86.org/4.1.0/index.html
 
Old 05-03-2002, 03:53 PM   #3
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if you are going to be running any openGL apps get a Nvidia card. they have great linux support.
 
Old 05-03-2002, 11:21 PM   #4
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if you are going to be running any openGL apps get a Nvidia card. they have great linux support.
Yep, get a cheap geforce and install the nvidia drivers.
 
Old 05-04-2002, 05:00 AM   #5
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Nvidia cards are bit of a pain because you need to download new drivers or recompile from source every time you change your kernel. They can also be unstable with some distros in my experience, although my Geforce2 Mx 400 is working fine here on Debian Woody and SuSE 7.2 (with pam and pam-devperm updates).
 
Old 05-04-2002, 11:25 AM   #6
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whatever you do, dont get a mobo with embedded video.
 
Old 05-04-2002, 05:27 PM   #7
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ahh well my FIC AE31 DAMN cheap video/audio mobo has an intel810 chip, and it's been perfect...
 
  


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