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Re: Future releases of Debian

On 21-Jul-03, 03:32 (CDT), Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> wrote: 
> Please doublecheck.  Looking at the price-list of a local dealer, I
> see these non-super-3d Cards:
> Matrox G550. Not supported by 4.1.
> ATI Chips using Rage128(Pro). ATI keeps the name but changes the ChipID,
>       the newer variants need new XFree86. (The already not available
>       Radeon 7500 needed 4.2.0 or later, too).
> Kyro. Hoho.
> Lowend Nvidia cards. The MX440 is not supported by XFree86 4.1.
> Integrated Graphic on Intel Boards. (They often have a decent signal).
>       XFree86 4.1 does not support the i830
> Integrated Graphic on Nvidia Boards. nVidia nForce is not supported by
>       XFree86 4.1.

Don't these cards all support normal VESA modes? Are you saying that I
can't run a X on these cards, or that I can't run HW accelerated 3D on
these cards? Remember, there's a large population out here who simply
don't care about games.


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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