[CentOS] Switch to Nvidia from ATI

BRUCE STANLEY bruce.stanley at prodigy.net
Wed Oct 18 16:34:41 UTC 2006

"chrism at imntv.com" <chrism at imntv.com> wrote: Bisbal, Prentice wrote:
> If oyu really want to take advantage of the performance those cards 
> have to offer, you should use the nvidia  (that's the actual module 
> name used by X) driver downloaded directly from NVidia. It makes a 
> world of difference in performance, is easy to install, and is 
> completely distribution neutral. It will work fine with XFree86 or X.org
> http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html

Yep, I noticed better performance here too.  I'm using the 5200 without 
incident on a number of CentOS machines (32 and 64 bit).



Which version of Centos are you running?
Another poster had problems with it prior to Centos 4.4.
I'm running Centos 4.1.

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