[mythtv-users] A paradigm shift is coming. Are you ready?

Jon jon.the.wise.gdrive at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 16:40:54 UTC 2008

On Feb 12, 2008, at 4:25 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:

> On Feb 12, 2008, at 1:28 PM, Nicolas Will wrote:
>> On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 12:39 -0800, David Brodbeck wrote:
>>> Good to hear.  I'd sort of mentally filed them in the "minimal
>>> framebuffer" category, along with Trident and Chips & Technology.
>>> Nice to hear they're branching out.
>> Well, I am very surprised that they are so badly considered here.
>> After all, they are the best supported GPUs with a completely free
>> driver.
> I think in my case it's because my only exposure to them has been in
> bargain-basement Dell boxes.  Most of these were using chips like the
> i810, which had no DRI support if you used 24-bit color.
>    I guess I (incorrectly) extrapolated from that to the assumption
> that Intel was only targeting the "value PC" and business workstation
> markets with these chipsets.

yea, the 810 and 815 were junk. I think the 830 was their first real  
emergence into graphics.

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