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Date:      Mon, 16 Jun 2003 15:12:23 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Kenneth Wayne Culver <culverk@wam.umd.edu>
To:        Jeff MacDonald <jeff@interchange.ca>
Cc:        FreeBSD-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: software/hardware question
Message-ID:  <Pine.SOL.4.44.0306161512110.26987-100000@rac1.wam.umd.edu>
In-Reply-To: <000001c3343a$7019c370$0200a8c0@crusty>

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> I have the ATI Raedon 7500 all in wonder, and finding out if the tv
> tuner works in freebsd or not has been quite fruitless so far.

Google for gatos.

Ken

> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> >> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of
> >> Kenneth Wayne Culver
> >> Sent: Monday, June 16, 2003 3:03 PM
> >> To: Rus Foster
> >> Cc: mell miller; FreeBSD-questions@freebsd.org
> >> Subject: Re: software/hardware question
> >>
> >>
> >> > Hi,
> >> > There are things called winmodems and winprinters which do
> >> require Windows
> >> > as some of the work the hardware would normally do is
> >> handeled on the CPU.
> >> > However I've found FreeBSD to work on 99% of the hardware
> >> I've chucked at
> >> > it without any problems. sometimes its take a bit of work
> >> to but normally
> >> > it will be fine. If you let us know what sort of hardware
> >> you have got I'm
> >> > sure we can help you
> >> >
> >> Yeah, you should be fine as long as you don't expect 3d
> >> acceleration on
> >> the latest video cards. My ATI Radeon 9700 Pro, along with
> >> anything from
> >> 9500 up don't have 3d acceleration support, and anything later than a
> >> geforce 4 from nvidia is missing 3d support as well.
> >>
> >> Ken
> >>
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