Current AMD/ATI binary driver status in (K)ubuntu
On Fri, 2010-01-15 at 09:39 +0000, Jimmy Stewpot wrote:
> Hello All,
> Sorry if this is the wrong place to post a message of this nature. I
> am currently looking at a variety of different hardware platforms to
> install kubuntu on as my new system. One of the platforms that I
> particularly like has an AMD/ATI graphics chipset. When I last used
> the ATI binary drivers they left something to be desired. So my
> question is what is the current status of the binary driver. I am
> hoping that they are much easier to manage now. Can anyone point out
> what features work and don't work. For example can I use the HDMI
> interface, DVI and standard vga all at once. I looked at the ATI/AMD
> FAQ and it seemed to be very dated.
I'd stick with nVidia for graphics. I've always ordered my MoBo to be
without built-in graphics and just ram a good nvidia card with it's own
memory in there. Go for plenty of vram. My two cents, Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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