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Thread: What Kind Of People Use X.Org's VESA Driver?

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    I'm using the VESA driver because I got one of those infamous Nvidia screw-up GPUs - hardware acceleration = freeze. I could use Nouveau and turn off hw accel, but the VESA driver is giving me better performance. Will get a new notebook soon, but for now I have to stick to this: http://img.xrmb2.net/images/662916.jpeg

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    I use vesa on one computer because the Sis chip / driver is total crap. Corruption, crashes, not much better performance than vesa even when it works.

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    I use VESA on one computer because I can actually get 1024x768 resolution on SVideo out on my ATI Radeon 9200SE through it. With the radeon driver, I'm limited to 800x600...

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