On Tue, 2010-10-26 at 23:30 -0700, Rob Healey wrote:
Try Nouveau first and if that works for you, stick with
limited 3D support. I think you still need to install
mesa-dri-drivers-experimental to get 3D for Nouveau.
You said to try nouveau first, where would I get the drivers for that?
is it the default driver from xorg? If not, where and how would I
install and use it?
Yes, it's the default driver. You're using it already.
I know that mesa-dri-drivers-experimental is a package that I can
download and install from fedora correct?
Yes, Bruno's simply suggesting you install the
mesa-dri-drivers-experimental package, which will enable the 3D support
of nouveau. It's not enabled by default because it's, well,
If you need more performance or if 3D is buggy for the stuff
you want to
do, then try the nVidia drivers using rpmfusion packages.
If I need to go to this route, how would I know which package to
install from rpmfusion???
There are instructions at Fusion:
there's still a bug with F14 support, though, which isn't documented
there yet. Try nouveau first, anyway. If it doesn't work, someone can
help you off-list with nvidia.
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