[SATLUG] ATI/Trident drivers ok?

ed horned0wl93 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 04:40:36 CDT 2009

Ok...  There ya got me.  I couldn't make a TNT2 work either...


Richard Suberg wrote:
> I'm beginning to think the latest may not be the greatest.  Trying to use
> Ubuntu 8.10 installed with wubi.  It is a Riva TNT2 M64....and I found out
> that I needed the legacy drivers (71.86.04)  Even tried using envyng and it
> didn't help much either.  Hadn't tried the manual install step-by-step yet,
> but since I have some extra graphics cards in the drawer, was thinking about
> just swapping out.
> Richard
> http://www.kevinspitcrew.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org] On Behalf
> Of Todd W. Bucy
> Sent: Monday, March 09, 2009 8:48 AM
> To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] ATI/Trident drivers ok?
> On Sun, 2009-03-08 at 23:35 -0500, Richard Suberg wrote:
>> Since I still haven't had any luck getting the nvidia drivers to work for
>> the card I had, (riva tnt2 m64) (not from lack of support from you guys, I
>> guess it is just my luck) I was wondering what kind of support y'all have
>> seen from ATI and Trident. 
> the ATI linux drivers suck.  Nvidia is really the best supported 3D card
> out there for linux.  It has been my experience that nvidia and the
> newer Ubuntu distros JUST WORK. what idstro are you using?
> Todd

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