AW: [MPlayer-users] ati radeon 8500
dcarter at waitaki.otago.ac.nz
Fri Mar 8 02:41:01 CET 2002
Florian Engelmann wrote:
> the ati drives are not developed by ati and they are open source...
> take a look at www.xfree86.org to see about the drivers...
xfree86 has opensource drivers for nvidia too, but they are lacking many
features present in the closedsource drivers (3d, XVideo etc)
> the tv-out signal of the ati card is better and its online at bootup - so u
> can connect ur pc to ur tv an watch the kernel coming up ;)
The geforce card will boot on the TV-Out too.
I've no problems with the geforce2mx tvout quality for watching movies
and playing games, but trying to read on xconsole on the TV from a
distance is impossible.
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