3D desktop, the catch.

Brad Fuller brad at bradfuller.com
Mon Jan 8 22:55:10 UTC 2007

Derek O'Connell wrote:
> he he, I sympathise. Sounds like an interrupt problem to me. I have 
> used Linux and nVidea/ATI cards with Linux with no problem after 
> setting up. What type of card do you have?
and what driver are you using?
> On 1/8/07, *Alan Grimes* <agrimes at speakeasy.net 
> <mailto:agrimes at speakeasy.net>> wrote:
>     The problem with 3D desktops, or any 3D functionality whatsoever, is
>     that I own a motherboard which, by all appearances Linux should
>     support,
>     it even has a menu item in the configuration system specifically
>     listing
>     my chipset, but it doesn't. instead linux crashes instantly and
>     completely whenever I try to do anything at all with anything even
>     remotely related to 3D, even the simplest diagnostics will crash my
>     computer. Therefore my position is that nobody should be permitted to
>     use, develop, or even discuss any 3D application of any kind, under
>     penalty of law, until my computer is restored to full operation. =|
>     --
>     |/-\|/-\|
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------

brad fuller

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