suggestions for hardware

Shawn sks at shaw.ca
Tue Dec 19 17:27:09 PST 2006


On Tuesday 19 December 2006 10:56, Colin Dean wrote:
> Jaqui Greenlees wrote:
> > * 512MB DDR-II  PC4200 RAM
>
> You're definitely going to want to add another 512 MB stick.
>
> > * ASUS Nvidia 6200TC/64256/ 256MB PCI-E
> > ( change this because of spotty nvidia support for
> > linux )
>
> I was under the impression that nVidia's Linux support trumps all of
> its competitors, as both the open source and binary drivers are far
> superior to the ATI ones. Has that recently changed?

I agree, I have both ati and nvidia graphics cards so I have tried both.
Nvidia is far ahead of ati when it comes to linux support. Double check 
on nvidia's website for which cards are supported.



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