[SATLUG] Update on Cheryl Upgrade

Samuel Leon satlug at net153.net
Wed Jun 17 12:06:53 CDT 2009


Herb Cee wrote:
> Hi gang, Cheryl got the new mobo and HD I sent her and she was 
> determined to install it herself. It is a ECS PT890T
> 
> It took Cheryl 14hrs to finally get the old out and the new in and 
> unfortunately the Video card fried for the 2nd time so I want to send 
> her a replacement card I can get a good price ($24)on a new
> 
> 
>  NVIDIA GeForce 8400GS Video Card 256MB DVI PCI Express
> 
> Anyone have any issues with this choice. Her distro is Ubuntu 8.04. She 
> is offline until this problem is fixed.
> Thanks
> herb
> 

I know ati has open sourced their drivers so some cards have full 3d 
acceleration available in X without special drivers.  Might be something 
to look into.

Sam


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