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Old 12-25-2004, 10:16 AM   #1
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Loading 3D-card driver


Hello
Is there someway to detect what type of 3D-card you use, and then let the appropiat driver load?
In example:
When it detects you have a nvidia 3D-card it loads the nvidia driver instead of(in example) the ATI driver?
And where's the kernel module nvidia modprobe'd?
Thanx Hylke

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Old 12-25-2004, 11:53 AM   #2
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Have you tried something like a livecd, like knoppix? Perhaps it will probe the correct driver? Worth a try at least. Maybe another thing you can do is open the computer and have a look inside to see if you can visually identify the card? Regarding the modprobing bit, I usually just specify the driver in /etc/X11/xorg.conf so I'm afraid I can't be of any help there.
 
Old 12-27-2004, 02:27 AM   #3
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Originally posted by JunctaJuvant
Have you tried something like a livecd, like knoppix? Perhaps it will probe the correct driver? Worth a try at least. Maybe another thing you can do is open the computer and have a look inside to see if you can visually identify the card? Regarding the modprobing bit, I usually just specify the driver in /etc/X11/xorg.conf so I'm afraid I can't be of any help there.
What i want is to make my own live cd(using linux-live) :-)
I know my own 3D-card but not from somebody else.
But i'il check out knopix.
Any other ideas are very welcome.
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