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Re: recommended video card?
On Mon, 07 Jun 2010 12:20:51 -0400
Greg Troxel <gdt%ir.bbn.com@localhost> 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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