[AG-TECH] ATi Radeon 9700 Pro video card?
olson at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Aug 20 22:16:02 CDT 2002
Hmm, interesting. We'll have to try that combination. I think this was in a
Duron test machine we were trying out.
At 11:10 PM 8/20/2002 -0400, Matthew Wolf wrote:
>That's odd -- I've got a parhelia installed in my display machine along
>with a quad-head G200, and it's doing just fine. It just popped in &
>seems to be working as advertised (although it took me some time to
>figure out where I wanted to put the 3 AGP outputs in our layout).
>I don't have a PCI g450 handy, or I'd try it tomorrow. What type of
>hardware are/were you using? (I'm using a Dell WS530.)
>Robert Olson wrote:
> > That's unfortunate. We've run into a similar thing with the Matrox
> > Parhelia; apparently the system hangs when you try to boot it up with
> > another Matrox PCI card in it (I think we tried a G450).
> > --bob
> > At 06:31 PM 8/20/2002 -0400, Matthew Wolf wrote:
> > >I actually was all ready to go out & buy one of these today. However,
> > >to quote from Q10 on their 9700 FAQ...
> > >
> > >"ATI does not support the use of an additional PCI graphic card or
> > >integrated video in a system with the RADEON 9700 PRO to run three or
> > >more displays. "
> > >
> > >So unless someone has additional info and/or an in with someone on ATI's
> > >device driver team, this probably doesn't look like a good fit. Shame
> > >... I really wanted to have a good excuse to get one. :)
> -- Matthew Wolf
> -- Research Scientist, IHPC Laboratory
> -- College of Computing, Georgia Tech
> -- mwolf at cc.gatech.edu
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