Post by King Beowulf Post by Jimmy Johnson Post by Rinaldi
Lots of NVidia wierdness forced me to jump ship to Radeon. Had a 660ti.
A beast when it worked. Both nouveau and proprietary drivers had
Yes, nvidia has been a problem child in my current linux system testing,
I also test with other machines like intel with amd gpu, intel with
intel gpu and amd with amd gpu. In the past I had problems with intel
with intel gpu, right now this beta is more like a rolling release and I
never know what will happen next. My preference is good working stable
Lenovo T510 laptop (i5) and Lenovo SFF (i7). Both solid as a rock, given
the hardware age.
I switched to AMD Radeon when I upgraded the Ryzen 9 3900X (RX 5700 XT )
full tower from intel/nvidia and built Ryzen 7 3800X (RX 590) miniITX.
Other than some crashes due to OpenCL (using binaries striped from AMDGPU-
PRO) and Steam/Proton (native games are fine), I'm pretty happy with the
performance and stability in Xfce and KDE5 and the Mesa/amdgpu. I'd say
my kicking Nvidia to the curb is a success - no longer have to worry
about X.org crashes.
It is also nice upgrade the kernel (now at 5.12.14) and everything works
on a simple reboot!
When all this systemD stuff started computers with intel on intel where
passed around to developers for Free. Stuff like that will kill open
source. And is the reason intel on intel works the best. Now we have a
big push to buy new hardware, I say there is nothing wrong with my
hardware, there's something wrong with your operating system. :P
Saying that, I've been looking for a replacement for my old nvidia card
for sometime now, I just have not found one yet at a reasonable price, I
can buy three computers for the price if a video card and that's to high.
I have two ryzen laptops here I use for testing. Currently intel on
intel seems to be working the best with slackware-current/beta-15.
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