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Old 03-03-2005, 12:25 PM   #1
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Sis-AGP + Nvidia Driver + Xorg = Hard Lock


Whenever i compile sis-agp and agpgart as modules into the kernel and install the nvidia driver and run startx (with xorg.conf using nvidia as the driver) the computer hard locks.. Im running on a sis 760 chipset.. If anyone can help that would be great. Oh its a nvidia geforce fx 5200..
 
Old 03-04-2005, 05:58 AM   #2
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I used to have the same problem, but with windows. It seems to be a problem with what mode u are running the AGP port in. There is a program that comes with the mb driver disc that u can set the port speed with, i don't think it works for linux.

Unfortantly i found that i could only run them same set with the AGP running at 1x mode.
 
Old 03-04-2005, 07:37 AM   #3
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Is pci mode that much slower then agp? If not then ill just use nvidia driver without agp... otherwise ill use winblowsxp for games and linux for my daily life...
 
Old 03-04-2005, 07:59 AM   #4
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Running in 1x mode is ok for general use, but is not much good for games.
I would recommend getting a different mb that supports AGP 8x, that way u will get the full benefits for your graphics card.
 
Old 03-04-2005, 10:34 AM   #5
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Cant do that.. computers only a month old and that would void the service plan.. Already tried that lol..
 
Old 03-04-2005, 11:01 AM   #6
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U could use a Nvidia GeForce 4 based card, i belive they will run at AGP 4x mode which is the fastest that the mb will support.

Did u buy your computer with the graphics card already installed?
 
Old 03-04-2005, 11:56 AM   #7
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Onboard... The fx i added in from old comp sis it was onboard sis 2d graphics lol.

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