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Old 10-01-2003, 08:00 AM   #1
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Screen Mackin' Big and Off Screen With Slackware.

I have an Nvidia TNT2 card in an old AMD 650 and I loaded Slackware Linux on it. When I first installed it, I tried to run X and it gave me an error about "no screens found" or something. So I ran x86config or something like that and configured my monitor, but when I got to the graphics card part, Nvidia TNT2 was not listed, so I had to choose a "Generic" driver.

Now, X loads, but the screen is bigger than the monitor, I have to use my mouse to look at different parts of the screen. Does anyone know how to fix this? Can I download the drivers from Nvidia? But would it show up in x86config?

Old 10-01-2003, 08:16 AM   #2
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I have the same card. Just go to the nVidia website and download the Linux drivers. You will need to have your kernel sources.



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