[SATLUG] Update on Cheryl Upgrade
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.
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.
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