Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Oct 2007 16:16 UTC, submitted by AdamW
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Mandriva Linux 2008 is now available for download on the official site (release announcement), and on the network of public mirror servers. 2008 includes all the latest software and enhancements over previous Mandriva releases. You will find KDE 3.5.7 and the new GNOME 2.20 already integrated, kernel with fair scheduling support, 2.2.1, a 3D-accelerated desktop (Compiz Fusion and Metisse), Firefox, and much more. You can read about the new features of Mandriva Linux 2008 in depth in the Release Tour. The release notes contain important information on changes from previous releases. The errata will contain information on any future known issues and solutions for them.
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On the graphics adapter - I tweaked the detection for VIA adapters myself based on information from users of VIA chipsets and also stuff from the Openchrome documentation. If 3D acceleration is disabled for your chip that's most likely because there isn't a working driver with 3D acceleration support available, at least to my knowledge.

Could you please run this command as root, so I can know exactly which Unichrome chip your board has?

lspcidrake -v | grep VGA

also, if you have been successful in getting 3D acceleration on other distributions, could you let me know how? Thanks!

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