Re: amd64 and video card experiences?
On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 11:00:51AM +0100, Dennis Dryden wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-08-15 at 10:29, Thomas J. Zeeman wrote:
> > I am mostly looking at an ATI 9200 card, but I would not mind about
> > hearing experiences with 9600 series or nVidias 5200/5900XT series.
> The ATI Radeon 9600(rv350?) is not supported by ati on 64bit machines. I
> haven't tryed a dri compatible ati card in a 64bit system yet so i cant
> comment of that. I believe nVidia have 64bit drivers for all there cards
Yes, NVidia provides the Linux community with binary drivers.
They are quite nicely integrated into Debian (NVidia allows
Debian to redistribute the binary drivers in their packages).
I have a GeForce FX 5200 here and it works fine with the NVidia
driver. The XFree86 driver 'nv' did not work .
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