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Re: [SuSE Linux] To hell with Netscape
- From: adcarlso@xxxxxxxxxx (Arlen Carlson)
- Date: Tue, 06 Apr 1999 20:57:41 -0400 (EDT)
- Message-id: <XFMail.990406205741.adcarlso@xxxxxxxxxx>
On 05-Apr-99 MongrZ wrote:
> Well...here is theory two:
> All the programmers at Netscape use Matrox boards!
> Since Benjamin and I both have Matrox boards...and neither have any problems.
I have had problems with Netscape...and I am running a Matrox board. Problem
is not video related, I guess.
> However I'm now using a Riva TNT.....with no diffuculties thus far. It's not
> that I'm not pushing Netscape as hard as the next guy.....I do alot of
> and the browser is open for hours at a time.
> Rick Thompson
> Ralph Clark wrote:
>> Rick Thompson wrote:
>> > You're not special ;-)
>> > I too have been using Netscape for browsing/email for quite some time. I
>> > do
>> > get occasional crashes to to runaway java crap....but by and large it
>> > works
>> > reliably. I too only install using the files on Netscape ftp site. I think
>> > your theory on hardware (specifically the video adapter) is probably dead
>> > on. I've always used top notch hardware (especially video) and maybe
>> > that's
>> > why we don't have the problems most other people seem to be having. How
>> > about an impromptu hardware survey from you guys with the problems?
>> It's not the video hardware. I've had the same problems with all
>> 4.x using an ancient S3 5426 board, an ancient ET4000, an ATI Mach 64
>> Xpert@Play AGP and an STB Velocity 128 AGP (Nvidia Riva). That's on
Arlen Carlson <adcarlso@xxxxxxxxxx>
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