FC8 + GeForce 6150 + Samsung SM226BW monitor, anyone?
k5di at zianet.com
Mon Dec 3 12:29:48 UTC 2007
> next week I'm supposed to demo and possibly install Fedora Core 8 on a
> system which has an Asus A8N-VM CSM motherboard with a GeForce 6150/
> nForce 430 Chipset, connected with a DVI cable to the SM226BW monitor.
> Does anybody already use this combination, and can report how it
> I understand that everything should work, that is that FC8 on that
> motherboard/chipset should be able to drive that monitor via DVI at
> its native resolution: the monitor is 1680x1050, the GeForce 6150 max
> resolution is declared as 1920x1440 on the VGA port so I assume it the
> DVI resolution isn't smaller and FC8 can handle it.
> Am I correct? Also, are there any particular config tricks to make X /
> FC8 use this HW at its maximum capabilities?
> Thank you in advance for any feedback,
You will have initial problems with the Nvidia VGA device. You need
to have a fix for this hardware which can now be yum installed. I use a
bash file from the Nvidia web site. Otherwise it should be a snap to
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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