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Old 12-09-2003, 02:09 AM   #1
Boudewijn
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NVidia 3Dcard makes my system crash


Hi,



I've already posted a question like this on this forum, but I didn't get any replies, so I'll try it again.


I've just replaced my old TNT2 (32mb) graphics card, with asus v7700, based on the geforce 2. But after doing this is I am getting serious trouble : every time I boot mandrake 9.2 my computer freezes within 5 minutes! Although mandrake recognized my card, and didn't give an error. So I assume that I'll need a different driver, but I don't know where to get one for Linux (I checked the asus site, and driverguide.com).


Can you help me????


 
Old 12-09-2003, 03:31 AM   #2
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get the drivers from www.nvidia.com, but b4 that set ure present drivers to something generic and see what happens...
 
  


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