nvidia questions

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Tue Jan 15 16:16:49 EST 2002

On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 08:40:37PM -0800, Jan-Yun Lou wrote:
> Hi!
> I was wondering if someone could help me with some
> video card problems.  I hope these questions aren't
> *too* stupid...
> Firstly, are the "nvidia" drivers any better than the
> "nv" drivers?  I know the nvidia drivers offer 3D
> acceleration and the "nv" drivers don't, but I only do
> 2D work in Linux and I was wondering if the "nvidia"
> drivers you get off the Nvidia website provide any
> improvement in 2D work over the "nv" drivers?  

The nvidia drivers may be faster - I've never noticed a difference,
but then I've never gone looking.  The nv drivers are certainly more
stable, though.

David Gibson			| For every complex problem there is a
david at gibson.dropbear.id.au	| solution which is simple, neat and
				| wrong.  -- H.L. Mencken

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