Phoronix IRC Log: 2010-01-28
GNU\colossus: I'm looking for a (idle) power comparison of Radeon 4550 vs Radeon 4650 solutions, Googles's results aren't very satisfying though. can anyone of you give me some data that I can work with? (deciding whether to buy one or the other tomorrow…)
Ivanovic: michaellarabel: spamuser: neverwintercode
Ivanovic: atm there are 4 spamposts from that user that should be removed
Ivanovic: michaellarabel: another spamuser: houer558
blue: anyone who can recommend a graphics card for linux that supports vdpau and hdmi audio?
Dr_ST: latest nvidia and amd/amd should do, but i'm afraid it will more depend on distribution support than on hw
blue: from what i have read hdmi audio from at least nvidia 210 and 220 arent working in linux :/
Dr_ST: hum, i think i saw it appearing with some ati
Dr_ST: but nvidia 210 and 220 are just rebranded older cards
Ivanovic: regarding vdpau: this is nvidia only IIRC (hey, that is their proprietary api!)
blue: but ati is missing the gpu hardware decoding of hd codecs
blue: nvidia vdpau is just better for a htpc
Ivanovic: with other words: bad luck!
Ivanovic: with amd/ati cards you likely get sound via hdmi (plus very usable open source drivers)
Ivanovic: with nvidia you get (proprietary) hardware accelerated video decode
Ivanovic: eventually (probably still far away!) there will also be hardware accelerated video decode with the open source drivers, just not using the normal hardware circuite like UVD on amd/ati but the "normal" shaders
Ivanovic: this will eventually (yes, will take some more time, talking about *many* months, more like a year or two) be done via the gallium driver which is not really usable atm/yet
Ivanovic: off now for a while
ponyofdeath: hi, anyone know if i can get an ati FirePro V5700 with three monitors simultaniously?
ponyofdeath: hi, can I am trying to get 3 monitors via an ati card using fglrx and an intel onboard using intel driver. here is my current attempt which is working for the two monitors connected to the ati but not the one to the intel. http://pastebin.com/m7bc1abc0
ponyofdeath: hi, can I am trying to get 3 monitors via an ati card using fglrx and an intel onboard using intel driver. here is my current attempt which is working for the two monitors connected to the ati but not the one to the intel. http://pastebin.com/m7201f2f4 and here is Xorg.0.log http://pastebin.com/m1773b617
darthanubis: The gnupg installer exited with a non-zero exit status. Installation failed.
darthanubis: trying to test lucid withthe phoronix suite in the repos
darthanubis: should I try the beta suite?