Re: kde 3.4 in sid
On Wednesday 06 April 2005 14:47, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 6. April 2005 19:09 schrieb Derek Broughton:
> > On Wednesday 06 April 2005 13:20, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> > > Integrated graphics is like integrated sound: it works if you don't
> > > expect much. But in case of e.g. distorted sound, you are better off
> > > getting something real.
> > The "average" user doesn't need a great sound system and super 3d
> > accelerated video on their computer. In fact, I'd be surprised if there
> > weren't more people using on-board video for Linux than for other OS's as
> > we're not primarily a gaming community. I'm using i815 right now, i915
> > when the new laptop arrives in a week or so.
> Everybody I know does not care for Pentium chipsets in desktop computers.
> Those people also choose the ATI solution in laptops solely for this one
> having its own memory because the video RAM access does not interfere with
> the CPU's access to the system RAM. AFAIK, i815 still has those old issues,
> doesn't it?
It hasn't had any issues in the 3 1/2 years I've had this laptop.
> Also, there were quite some issues with 1400x1050 laptop displays and the
> intel8xx X driver.
Probably - never tried to drive it that high. It's a laptop, for heaven's
sake, used for business programming for websites. It's more than good enough