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Re: [SLE] What's a good cheap business video card that works well with Linux?
  • From: Brad Bourn <brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 09:21:21 -0700
  • Message-id: <200502020921.21401.brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Stick with nVidia.

you won't be sorry.

B-)

On Wednesday 02 February 2005 09:16 am, Preston Crawford wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 09:32 -0500, Fred A. Miller wrote:
> > On Tue February 1 2005 7:05 pm, Preston Crawford wrote:
> > > > This is NOT the video card causing this problem, but 99% of the time
> > > > the fly back transformer in the monitor is getting ready to take a
> > > > dump.
> > > >
> > > > Fred
> > >
> > > The puzzling thing is that it doesn't exhibit this problem with my
> > > on-board video card.
> >
> > Then, I could be wrong and it is something wrong with the card. You also
> > may want to MAKE CERTAIN of the refresh rates that are set in sax2, that
> > they are EXACT for that monitor.
>
> They are exact. I have an NEC FE771SB that wasn't recognized until THIS
> version of X. So I've been hand-entering the numbers for about 3
> versions of Linux. So I definitely know how to do that and how to do it
> exactly.
>
> But as I said in another post, I tried reseating the Radeon last night
> and it hasn't given me a problem yet. I'll let it run for a few days and
> see if the problem creeps in again. Could it be something as simple as
> it not being seated quite right?
>
> Preston

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