ATI or nVidia
Robert Stockdale IV
bobstockdale at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 12:07:09 UTC 2007
Yes I did use the Restricted driver. The default was nv and I changed that
to nvidia. I tried using configuration tools as well as editing
xorg.confmanually. Maybe it is a defective card. I did use
acceleration, but not
completely. It was not responsive and it would crash.
On 9/25/07, Guillermo Garron <guillermo.fedora at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/25/07, Rashkae <ubuntu at tigershaunt.com> wrote:
> > Robert Stockdale IV wrote:
> > > I have an nVidia 7800GS PCI-e 512 mg of ram and it won't work
> > > Beryl crashed repeatedly forcing reboots. Had to disable Beryl to gain
> > > somewhat usable workstation. Maybe I'm a moron in setting up the
> > > card. However, if the nvidia driver is so darn good, why does it not
> > > correctly on this card automatically? I'm frustrated with this card
> and I
> > > paid good bucks last spring for it. I had had better performance with
> a 4x
> > > agp ATI card before I built this new system. I'm seriously considering
> > > back to an ATI card.
> > > Just my 2 cents.
> > > Bob
> > >
> > Umm, did you use the Restricted Devices Manager to install the Nvidia
> > binary driver?
> Yes I did that, first I tried with the drivers from the ATI.com site,
> and also tried with the restricted drives that come with Ubuntu.
> > By default, Ubuntu will install the nvidia open source drivers, which
> > are good to get the card working, but won't handle 3d
> Those ones, was not even able to handle more that 1024x768, while with
> the other I was able to switch to 1280x1024
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