Art Alexion on 3 Jan 2008 12:04:44 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Which video card to use?

On Thursday 03 January 2008 14:56:56 brent saner wrote:
> what troubles in particular, art? artifacts, low refresh, etc.?
> Art Alexion wrote:
> > I had trouble with the open source ATi drivers and a widescreen LCD.  The
> > proprietary driver fixed those problems, but I'd be cautious about
> > selecting the ATi card solely on the basis of the open source drivers.

It just couldn't get the 16:9 thing right at a reasonable resolution, for one.

The other problem was with kaffeine-xine — mplayer seemed OK, but I prefer 
kaffeine navigation and interface — where the picture was ~20 pixels high and 
compressed to about 4 pixels wide.  

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