Notebook video card help
vrman49 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 04:56:14 UTC 2009
On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 21:47, Richard Mancusi <vrman49 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have an opportunity to purchase soon to be discontinued
> notebooks at significant savings. My #1 concern is the
> video cards. Does anyone have experience with either of
> the following. I suspect that given enough time most cards
> can be made to work. However I am not looking for a
> project - no make a new kernel, etc. I would prefer to stick
> with a readily available driver in 8.10 or 9.04. It does not
> need to support compiz.
> 1. NVIDIA Quadro FX 1600M graphics with 512 MB dedicated
> video memory. Screen resolution would be 1920 x 1200.
> 2. NVIDIA Quadro NVS 320M graphics with 256 MB dedicated
> video memory. Screen resolution would be 1680 x 1050.
More info - it appears that the correct package is either
nvidia-glx-177 or nvidia-glx-180 per the following links.
Any comments are appreciated. e.g. would the correct driver
requirement be discovered while I am doing the initial 8.10
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