Quoting kevin lyda (kevin+dated+1093952661.c0935b at ie.suberic.net):
> i dunno if anyone here has talked about this, but lots of graphics
> cards have poor specs.
Same old. But not so bad that, between support for VESA video modes in
most cases, and ~six months required for reverse-engineering in others,
X.org/XFree86.org can't produce perfectly fine 2D functionality (all
that most of us care about) in short order.
> what are the thoughts on closed source vs open source drivers for
> graphics cards in linux?
"Sorry to hear about your 3D problem. Meanwhile, please stop standing
in front of my xterm."
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