Good VGA card for XFree86? Any suggestions

Good VGA card for XFree86? Any suggestions

Post by George Wa » Tue, 21 Mar 1995 18:09:36



Hi everybody

I plan to buy a new graphics adapter for my box, but I'm not quiet sure which
one would be best. It should be able to run without any problems under XFree86
3.1 on Linux. I've read already some postings about problems with several
cards under X.

Which card can you suggest that is (more or less) cheap? I don't need any
high-end/high-performance card. Just one that is able to get up to
1024x786x256.

Any hints/suggestions/experiences are greatly appreciated.

George Walz


 
 
 

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