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Old 02-01-2004, 05:22 AM   #1
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Linux-on-CD distributions, Nvidia support by them, and gaming packages- Questions!


1. What Linux-on-CD (Linux Live!) distributions have the most games?

2. What Linux-on-CD distributions have the most 3d First person shooters?

3. Which Linux-on-CD distributions have the most network/internet capable games?

4. Important: Which Linux-on-CD distributions have the best Nvidia card support?

5. How do I avoid Linux-on-CD distributions keeping me at a blinding 60Hz, such as Gentoo's Unreal Tournament Demo distribution?

6. Which Linux-on-CD distribution(s) would be best for LAN parties (gaming, support, networking)?

7. Are there any more notable distributions relating to the questions above?

Any help would be GREATLY and profoundly appreciated.
 
Old 02-01-2004, 08:23 AM   #2
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try morphix game iso (they have nvidia's commercial driver included - u have to pass it as a parameter to lilo)
 
Old 02-01-2004, 10:44 AM   #3
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try morphix game iso (they have nvidia's commercial driver included - u have to pass it as a parameter to lilo)
Yeah, I have it. But whenever I try to use fullscreen games it freaks out, Enemy Territory especially. It just goes black, and then back to desktop.

I'm guessing the above problem is from needing the nvidia drivers to be loaded, so... how do I pass it as a parameter to lilo? Also, since I'm a complete newbie: Where would I pass it as a parameter to lilo? What IS lilo?
 
Old 02-01-2004, 07:20 PM   #4
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might want to check out gentoo.. i think they have some "live-game" cd's... Im not sure exactly how it works but from what i read its an o/s and a game that boots from a cd... I might be wrong though.
 
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might want to check out gentoo.. i think they have some "live-game" cd's... Im not sure exactly how it works but from what i read its an o/s and a game that boots from a cd... I might be wrong though.
Sadly, the Gentoo site is very confusing to someone who isn't extremely familiar with it (myself included). I found the Gentoo Unreal Tournament Demo through google.


Also, the Unreal Tournament 2k3 demo had no antilaliasing, etc... and was at a blinding 60Hz. Help?
 
Old 02-02-2004, 03:39 PM   #6
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to use a higher refreshy rate in all games change your xfree86 file in /X11, where it says monitor change the refresh rate to 85Hz (it will look like this - 60.0 - 150.0, change the 60.0 to 85.0 (what i use)) by doing this, X will think that the lowest res that the monitor can handle is 85Hz and therefore display games, etc all in 85

hope that helps
 
  


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