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ATI vs. nVidia graphics

Robert Krawitz wrote:
> get a laptop with the specs I want (17" WUXGA with AMD graphics
> -- not 1920x1080, and not nVidia at least until nouveau is reasonably
> solid...

Hasn't it been conventional wisdom to go with nVidia graphics over ATI
for better Linux compatibility? What has changed?

Or is this purely about limiting yourself to 100% pure open source drivers?


Tom Metro
Venture Logic, Newton, MA, USA
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