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Re: Bleeding edge video (Matrox G400)

On Fri, Aug 13, 1999 at 10:25:50AM -0700, Mike Nachlinger wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Aug 1999 markzimm@rmi.net wrote:
> > Does anyone have experience with the following?
> > 
> > 1. Running AcceleratedX with Debian.
> > 2. Running Xfree86 3.3.4 with Debian.
> > 3. Having them both available on one machine.
> > 
> You have to install and have working an X server before installing AcceleratedX.
> I've been using it for about 5 years on differant video cards and it works
> great. Don't know about the G400 on 5.x but I've got a G200 on 4.2 and it works
> much better then Xfree86.

I've got a G200 AGP in my main box, running XF86, and it
seems quite stable and reasonably quick. What's better about

> As for stability AcceleratedX has Xfree86 beat here also.

X crashes suck.

> I understand Xfree86 has got much better however. AX supports
> many more cards, it's money well spent!

I might be interested in buying it if it's significantly faster, I
suppose, but is it?
alisdair mcdiarmid                    alisdair@letdown.demon.co.uk
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