[LinuxBIOS] Advice for buying a new and not-obsolete workstation?

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri Nov 10 01:00:48 CET 2006

Richard Smith wrote:
> Dave Crossland wrote:
>> What are the chances for Intel boards, since Intel are the only
> Very low...
>> graphics card vendor with Free drivers at the moment?
> Intel graphics drivers are not free. The are just more free than AIT and
> Nvidia.

The open source ATI radeon r200 and r300 drivers have remarkable quality,
although r300 was the product of reverse engineering. The r300 series
cards are fast enough for anything you might want to run and they are
still available in stores. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radeon_R300
for a list of adapters of this family.


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