Re: [linux-audio-user] which graphics card?

From: Link Swanson <link@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Tue Jun 20 2006 - 23:11:27 EEST


I have a Matrox G450 PCI card that has dual-head and needs very little
configuration with FC5. I believe the Matrox drivers are open source. I'm
not using it right now and I live in Dinkytown so if you'd like to try it
out I can get it to you if you let me check out your studio . . .

Link Swanson

On Tue, June 20, 2006 2:52 pm, R Parker wrote:
> Hi,
> I need a display card that supports dual monitors
> out-of-the-box. This is for an audio box so 3D or
> whatever fancy features aren't needed. I'm running FC5
> with Planet CCRMA and have no interest in changing
> distros. Experimentations in the xorg.conf file are
> unacceptable. Is that realistic? I'd like the thing to
> be OSS and licensed GPL so Lee Revel doesn't rip the
> jewels from my body when I ask for help configuring
> it. Of course the card you recommend is gonna work out
> of the box so Lee would never know if I'm sleeping
> with the devil...
> It took alot of time to configure the ATI Radeon 9500
> to properly span dual monitors in FC3. I saved the
> xorg.conf file but of course it's back to the same old
> configuration nausea with FC5. And google searches
> return confusion and depressing news. I'll search a
> little more while waiting for some good advice.
> Thanks much,
> Ron
> I love Linux, I hate never ends. I'm gonna
> poke out one of my eyes, fill the socket with salt and
> run around preaching the virtues of open source
> software to anyone I can get to listen to me. OK, I
> don't feel any better but will shutup.
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