Well, I think I've had about enough with the Intel G35 chip under Linux. I've installed drivers from git and used the prepackaged drivers with Fedora are full of problems as well. So I've ordered a ATI 2600XT card and am gonna try it with the fglrx driver. I'm currently running fglrx on my Thinkpad and the 3d experience is pretty good. So hopefully the free drivers will get there. But after 2 months of problems with video issues, I've had enough and gonna try another chipset.