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Re: recommended video card?

On Mon, 07 Jun 2010 12:20:51 -0400
Greg Troxel <> wrote:

>   any recommendations for a video card?  I'd want it to plug in to a
>   recent motherboard, and to work well with the xorg drivers in the
>   netbsd-5 base system.  I don't care about 3D etc. - this is for
>   xterm/emacs plus gnome but for writing code not gaming.  I also don't
>   care that much how much it costs if it will be grief-free, assuming
>   it's under $300.

I find the 2D acceleration support for ATI is traditionally excellent
(that works with old Mach32/64 or Rage128 cards too, which second hand
supply stores often have around), and the DRM driver now also supports
Radeon for 3D acceleration on netbsd-5.

I hope this helps,

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