[PD] video cards

Marc Lavallée odradek at videotron.ca
Sat Jul 21 18:44:23 CEST 2001

guenter geiger wrote:

> ... and under Linux DRI does not support  PCI cards ..

Can you tell us where this information comes from?

About the Matrox cards under Linux:
I discovered that MGAHALlib, a closed source library, is required for 
the TV out option, and that 3D hardware acceleration doesn't work on 
the second monitor.  So Matrox cards in a fully GPL compliant Linux 
environment are good mostly for 2D dual-head operation in VGA mode.
3D is still available on the 1st screen and good enough for non-gamers.

For a list of Multi-headed Linux displays:


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