[SATLUG] Fedora 9

Robert Waldo rjw6844 at gmail.com
Fri May 23 09:39:31 CDT 2008


Sorry, I misspoke - no kmod-ati for livna

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 10:27 AM, Robert Waldo <rjw6844 at gmail.com> wrote:

> have you installed and enabled the livna repository?  go here:
> http://rpm.livna.org/rlowiki/ and install the repository then attempt to
> do a yum install kmod-nvidia or kmod-ati.
>
>
> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 9:41 AM, pixelnate at gmail.com <pixelnate at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, 2008-05-23 at 04:19 -0700, Chris Lemire wrote:
>> > and I'll just wait it out. Right now intel can't compete in performance
>> with ati or nvidia, but are just fine for compiz fusion (mine is an 8800 gts
>> $300 not long ago when I purchased it off newegg). I play games such as
>> Quake 4 in Linux with max everything settings and even though I have
>> coolbits, I never felt the need to overclock. However ATI can compete in
>> performance, but I'm looking forward to their open source drivers. I may
>> switch over when it is time to upgrade and they've got their open source
>> drivers out. I also understand to go to open source takes a lot of time and
>> government approvals, etc.
>>
>> I am not sure what this has to do with Fedora 9, but I will say that ATI
>> has some really good drivers for linux now. They may not be open source
>> yet, but they are nearly on par with nVidia. Check out Phoronix
>> (http://www.phoronix.com/forums/) for more info.
>>
>>
>> ~Nate
>>
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