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Re: Future releases of Debian

On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 09:57:32AM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:

> Matt Zimmerman schrieb am Monday, den 21. July 2003:
> > It's _what_?
> > 
> > It may be difficult to get 3D acceleration for the gamer-card-of-the-week,
> > but by no means is it difficult to find a new graphics card which is
> > well-supported by XFree86 in woody.
> a) You often do not have choice

Then you are buying your hardware from the wrong vendor.

> b) Nonsense. Go into a usual shop and try to buy a card for a _normal_
> price which is supported by Woody. _If you are lucky_, they have a really
> outdated product with Geforce3 or so, but most don't have, or they offer
> you to order a luxurious card (eg. Matrox) but 300 percent more expensive.

This probably depends on where you live.  I do this sort of thing all the
time.  I also install Debian Woody on development workstations for others,
who are happily using these systems (which means that they can, in fact, use

 - mdz

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