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Old 01-10-2005, 12:34 AM   #1
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Question dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86


I where told to use that command to fix problem to get my damn stuid Geforce2 Mx card to work with Debian...

But what should i write when this setup up guide ask me for wich bus type to use????

He wants something with pci:00:00:00 or similar...
But i uses an Agp slot, how should i write this ??

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Old 01-10-2005, 04:26 AM   #2
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I am a no0b myself but when I setup X I used vi, a text editor, from the command promt to manually enter the data needed.

I would suggest you google your graphics card and Debian to see what setting to use and the drivers...

Just copy a working setup into the config file instead of using the GUI setup.

Hope that helps.
 
Old 01-10-2005, 05:02 AM   #3
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I have an NVIDIA something or other AGP card and when I run the dpkg-blah xserver command
I also get something along the lines of pci:00:00:00 and I've always ignored it.
I was given instructions by a debian guru for this command and he said the only thing I would need to alter was the amount of graphic memory on the card - it doesn't seem to autodetect it.
The other thing I change is to remove the check mark from the dri module - which is for ATI cards - afaik.
 
Old 01-10-2005, 12:11 PM   #4
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well, simply ignore the dpkg-blah....

first, go to www.nvidia.com and download the nvdia drivers for linux if you haven't done already.
if you follow the readme instructions, everything should be fine...
maybe you need some of the nvdia-* deb packages (apt-get install...), but I'm not quite sure about it, since my install was some driver-versions ago, new drivers are installed by simply reexecuting ./nvidia-installer-bla.sh

here are my relevant /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 lines, but this should also be explained in the readme:
Code:
Section "ServerLayout"
     ...
     Screen "Screen0" 0 0
     ...
EndSection

Section "Module"
     ...
     Load "dri"
     Load "glx"
#   Load  "GLCore"
     ...
EndSection

Section "Device"
     ...
     Identifier "Card0"
     Driver "nvidia"
     VendorName "Nvidia"
     BoardName "GeForce blah blubb"
#   BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
     Option "NvAGP" "3"
     # uncomment the following line if you have seen the Nvidia logo once and
     # dont want to see it again,
     # this is an easy feedback if your driver loads ;)
#     Option "NoLogo" "1"
     ...
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    ...
    Identifier "Screen0"
    Device "Card0"
    ...
 
Old 01-10-2005, 12:31 PM   #5
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Talking Thanks!!!

To Everyone who are hanging on with all my booring and sometimes stuid question =)
 
Old 01-10-2005, 02:07 PM   #6
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Your questions aren't stuid, ( they're not stupid either ;-) ).

Freely I received so freely I give.
 
Old 01-10-2005, 06:35 PM   #7
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whooooops....

That's a complete proof to stuipidness =) Whan I Can't Spell The Damn Word Wright =) LOL
 
  


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