Livna nVidia problems...

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Thu Jun 28 13:01:55 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 15:11 -0600, Charles Curley wrote:
> Ubuntu can detect the nvidia card and select the correct driver
> correctly, but apparently Livna can't or won't. Short of that, I have
> a script that should at least tell you which driver to use. There are
> notes in the script on where to get the core information.

Didn't work with one of my cards.  Notice the blank space below:

 [root at serge ~]# ./which-nvidia
 Which NVIDIA, Time-stamp: <2007-06-20 10:59:08 ccurley>
  Your NVIDIA card at 01:00.0 is a , which requires the  driver.
 1 NVIDIA cards were found.
 Download from
 Or "yum list \*nvidia\*" and install as appropriate.

Is there anything I can provide that helps you add it to its detection?

 [root at serge ~]# lspci 
 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82845 845 (Brookdale) Chipset Host Bridge (rev 11)
 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82845 845 (Brookdale) Chipset AGP Bridge (rev 11)
 00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 05)
 00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801BA ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 05)
 00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801BA IDE U100 (rev 05)
 00:1f.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #1) (rev 05)
 00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM SMBus (rev 05)
 00:1f.4 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #2) (rev 05)
 00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801BA/BAM AC'97 Audio (rev 05)
 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV5M64 [RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro] (rev 15)
 02:0b.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)

(This box runs FC6, my others run FC4 & FC5, in case that's
 important to the thread.)

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