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Old 11-10-2005, 03:23 AM   #1
IglooGuy
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Resolution Problems with NVIDIA driver under SUSE 10


I've recently moved from suse 9.2 to suse 10, and encountered a pretty serious problem with the NVidia drivers.

During install, I have a resolution of 1024x768... then during the first boot (without the nVidia drivers installed), I have 1280x800 (The maximum my hardware supports). However, after installing the nVidia drivers through YOU (as I do need the 3D card working), I have a max resolution of 512x368. I can't see any way round this. Sax still says I have 1280x800, but when I click Test with this or any other resolution set, I still get 512x368. Is this an issue with the drivers, or just my hardware (it's an Geforce Go card (the ones for laptops that they don't really support properly)).

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Old 11-13-2005, 05:22 AM   #2
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Have you looked at the Nvidia Installer HOWTO for SuSE Linux users?
 
  


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