Re: What's a good low-end video card that works well with Linux?
From: Hactar (ebenONE_at_tampabay.ARE-ARE.com.unmunge)
Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2005 00:22:31 GMT
In article <slrnd02d47.vlt.danSPANceswitTRAPhcrows@samantha.crow202.dyndns.org>,
Dances With Crows <daSPANnceswithcroTRAPws@gmail.com> wrote:
> What's the Device section of your X config file look like?
Identifier "RIVA TNT2"
VendorName "RIVA TNT2"
BoardName "RIVA TNT2"
# Option "NvAGP" "3"
Option "NoLogo" "yes"
Option "RenderAccel" "yes"
Option "DigitalVibrance" "128"
# (II) NVIDIA(0): Detected AGP rate: 4X
# no need to put in option "AGPMode" "4"
> You might want to try setting the
> NvAgp option to something other than "0", which will probably require an
> X restart to take effect. 0 disables AGP, 1 uses the nVidia-specific
> AGP code, 2 uses the agpgart kernel module, 3 tries agpgart first and
> the nVidia AGP code second.
So I see it used to be set to 3 then was commented out. Is there any
reason I shouldn't try it again? I don't know why it is commented out.
> The glxgears framerates may not make any real difference to
> anything--last time I ran glxgears with Xorg and the evil binary-only
> stuff, I got about 395 fps, when I got about 1100 with XFree86 4.3.0 and
> the same evil X server. My laptop gets 714 fps in glxgears, but OpenGL
> is *slower* on it than on my desktop. *shrug* lies, damned lies, and
Yeah, I've heard that machines that get high benchmark scores are good at
... running benchmarks.
What's a good way to test a change then? Just play with it for a while?
That could make for very slow optimization.
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