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Re: amd64 and video card experiences?

Dear Thomas

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:
> [snip]
> > 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
> though.

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 [1].

[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-amd64/2004/08/msg00102.html

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