Re: The Perfect Debian / Personal Computer
On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 10:56:17PM -0500, Michael Danicich wrote:
> Modem: Go with external. You can rest assured they are not WinModems and will work under Linux. My USRobotics 56k external
> modem worked great up until I got DSL. :)
> Sound Card: I've only used a Creative AWE64 Gold card. It has worked almost flawlessly using the Sound Blaster driver.
> Video Card: Matrox makes some decent cards that are well-supported under Linux. I've also used ATI cards, but I've had some troubles
> with them under Linux. They all worked eventually, but it took some work to get there.
> > This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
> > Well i have given up on trying to configured Windows / Linux together. I can't get the hardware right and don't feel like fucking with it
> anymore. I wanna build a computer just for linux-debian. I know what kinda motherboard and KMD processor i wanna get but could
> someone please list what i should use for a modem, sound card, video card that will configure perfect and won't require much work but
> installing it and configuring X Windows. Thanks to all those who respond!
> > Andrew J Woodill
> > email@example.com
For more modern hardware:
SB Live based sound cards are well supported
NVidia Geforce 2 video cards work well in 4.0.x (not sure about
3.3.x), and have excellent OpenGL support with NVidia's
(unfortunately) closed-source drivers.