FC 5 doesn't recognize video card
barragaa at ucv.ve
Mon Jun 4 21:47:56 UTC 2007
Thanks for your reply.
I have just visited the Livna repo, and it seems to be a lot of
stuff in there. Should I get it all?
Kam Leo wrote:
> On 6/4/07, Antonio Barragan <barragaa at ucv.ve> wrote:
>> Dear All
>> I have upgraded the graphics card on my MSI K8T Neo-V mainboard which
>> has 1 GB RAM, from
>> a gigabyte GV-N40128TE, to an EVGA e-GeForce 6200 LX, with 256 MB.
>> In my machine, I am running Fedora Core 5 and windows XP.
>> The problem now is that Fedora doesn't recognize the new graphics card
>> (during boot-up,
>> it reports as "unknown device") and it hangs up.
>> I wonder if there is any way to make FC5 recognize this card, or if a
>> newer version of Fedora
>> will work.
>> any help will be greatly appreciated
>> Antonio Barragan
> 1. Boot in text mode; i.e. at boot prompt press "a", " ", "3", and Enter.
> 2. Log in and as superuser/root run "system-config-display" or
> "system-config-display --reconfig".
> 3. Set VESA as your adapter.
> 4. You can start X or reboot
> 5. Enable Livna as a yum repo, download/install the packaged video
> 6. After the driver has been installed you can adjust the monitor
> resolution and color depth.
> Later Fedora releases have improved Nvidia drivers. However, you still
> will need to enable Livna to get drivers packaged to match kernel
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