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Re: [opensuse] Linux ATI video support
  • From: "Kai Ponte" <kai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 21:49:02 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <MTE4NzE1MzM0Mi54cjR0aQ.1187153342@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, August 14, 2007 3:54 pm, Chris Arnold wrote:

>> If you don't mind using binary drivers, nvidia cards have much
>> better
>> functionality and support under linux.
>>
>> Joe
>>
>>
> Yup, i think i am going to get a nvidia 5700 card. How about the
> install
> process; can i turn off my pc, install the 5700 card and hook the
> monitor to it and SLED be ok with that? Or will i need to do it some
> other way? Will i need to get the nvidia driver for 3D support or
> should
> that work out of the box?

Just like ATI, NVidia will work out of the box with a less robust
feature set using the SUSE-supplied drivers.

To get the full features - and that cool NVIDIA splash screen on
startup - you need the binary drivers to be installed afterwards.

-- 
kai
www.perfectreign.com

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