Re: debian can be better
I demand that Patrick Matthäi may or may not have written...
> Am 27.10.2010 23:32, schrieb Russell Coker:
>> On Wed, 27 Oct 2010, Pedro Paulo Argolo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> needs better support video cards from Nvidia and ATI video boards
>>> Intel. I had configuration problems because of that, and for a typical
>>> user is a very embarrassing situation. ~: (
> On the ATI/AMD side, the free radeon driver does a quite good job, but
> since it uses KMS you have to disable KMS to get some performance
> (radeon+KMS = quite slow)
... but use a newer kernel and mesa 7.9 (libdrm in squeeze is new enough),
and things will be quite a lot better, at least with the r300 driver. (Also,
setting RADEON_HYPERZ=1 for 3D-using games is likely to improve things a
little; just don't set it for everything.)
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