[CentOS] Video drivers, bittorrent and Centos 5?
Scott R Ehrlich
scott at MIT.EDU
Sat Mar 24 15:22:28 UTC 2007
At home I have CentOS 4.4 running on a Compaq Presario with an ATI Radeon 200G
video chipset. Naturally, the linux driver support ATI offers are pretty
crappy, thus many postings to many web sites on problems and possible
I forget where, and natually I didn't bookmark it, but there was one web site
that provided the exact working solution. From then on, my video support
Now, with CentOS 5 coming out, what support will there be for this type of card?
My installation came from a bittorrent DVD. The problem I have with this
method is how trustworthy seeded sites are for the download? If I am
downloading 4, 5, or 6 CDs from a .gov, .mil, or .edu site, I feel it will be
much more trustworthy. Granted, I could also outright pay for media from the
If someone can convince me that bittorrent is a 100% safe way to retrieve a copy
of the OS with no tampering, then I'll feel more comfortable. Otherwise, I
will want to completely redo my machine with CentOS 5, from partitioning on up.
Thanks for any feedback/insights.
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