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Old 02-08-2005, 10:33 AM   #1
cashton2k
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Newbie with Intel onboard graphics and fx5200 driver problems


Every type of linux I try, detects my geforce fx5200 as my onboard intel graphics even though it is displaying it through the fx5200, if i try and tell it to use the fx5200 xserver wont start. currently using suse and the yast nvidia driver install didnt do anything.

I really want acceleration on linux cos web browsing is such a pain as scrolling isnt fun

chris

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2.4ghz P4 - 1GB DDR RAM, geforce fx5200, Intel 845 graphics
120GB HDD, Creative 7.1 live
 
Old 02-08-2005, 04:31 PM   #2
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You have onboard graphics + a nvidia card,is that right,if it is and you want to use the nvidia card disable the onboard graphics in the bios.But it's not going to accelerate web browsing.

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Old 02-08-2005, 06:20 PM   #3
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My Dell Bios wont let me disable the onboard graphics for some daft reason

Its not the downloading of web pages its when you are scrolling up and and down them it kinda stutters

cheers for reply

chris

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2.4ghz P4 - 1GB DDR RAM, geforce fx5200, Intel 845 graphics
120GB HDD, Creative 7.1 live
 
  


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