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Old 07-03-2003, 10:55 AM   #16
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yes but (3)


Thanks but I've read entirely (I don't know how many times ) the readme file. But (to me) it does'nt look clear. example :the "nobandwith test" option, where (in what section) do I write it ?
Plus, are you sure it wont work ? cause a lot of options are default if you don't change them. So if I don't want (momentarily) to connect a TV, I don't need to change a lot. Did you try ?
I don't want to compile the NVIDIA kernel (or something like that), because it doesn't support my video card. I want to compile the AGPGART thing

Thanks

vic

PS: I'm using Mandrake 9.1
 
Old 07-03-2003, 11:39 PM   #17
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ok first agpgart should be compiled in your kernel , but we'll see during the installation if it is or not cause you'll get errors, and even if you don't have it we can fall back on the nvidia one which you will add Option "NvAgp" "1" but thats beyond the scope and we won't worry about that right now, unless you get an error....now all you have to do is open up your XF86Config-4 file and make sure you comment out (put a # in front of the line) the lines Load "dri" and Load "glCore" which are in --> Section "Module" <--- and if they aren't even written there then you don't have nothing to comment out, right? easy enough heh :P also you have to make sure that in this section there is a line that says Load "glx" ..... and then in your --> Section "Device" <--- you will type in the driver name which is "nvidia" yours might say something like "dri" or "vesa" or "nv" or somthing else, whatever it is remove it and replace it with nvidia...and thats that....your done...but i mean of course you will install the drivers and then make these changes..and then you will load up your machine and see if it was a sucess..
 
Old 07-04-2003, 03:30 AM   #18
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So I don't need to "rebuild and "reinstall " anything ?

I just edit what you told me and it's ok ?


If you answer yes to this message, I will do it and we'll see. But first I'll go play tennis ; )

See you


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Long life to Linux
 
Old 07-04-2003, 09:19 AM   #19
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I forgot to tell you that I've got a nvidia Geforce 4 Ti 4200, which is not supported by the nvidia module kernel (according to the readme file), but by the AGPGart module
 
Old 07-04-2003, 09:24 AM   #20
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I can't find the two load options that u said. I'll send you my config file in the next message so that you can see it clearly


see you
 
Old 07-04-2003, 09:24 AM   #21
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Section "Files"
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Mandrake 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
FontPath "unix/:-1"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
#DontZap # disable <Crtl><Alt><BS> (server abort)
#DontZoom # disable <Crtl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> (resolution switching)
AllowMouseOpenFail # allows the server to start up even if the mouse doesn't work
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "dbe" # Double-Buffering Extension
Load "v4l" # Video for Linux
Load "extmod"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "glx" # 3D layer
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "Keyboard"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "fr"
Option "XkbCompat" ""
Option "XkbOptions" ""
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "monitor1"
VendorName "Generic"
ModelName "1024x768 @ 70 Hz"
HorizSync 31.5-57.0
VertRefresh 50-70

# Sony Vaio C1(X,XS,VE,VN)?
# 1024x480 @ 85.6 Hz, 48 kHz hsync
ModeLine "1024x480" 65.00 1024 1032 1176 1344 480 488 494 563 -hsync -vsync

# TV fullscreen mode or DVD fullscreen output.
# 768x576 @ 79 Hz, 50 kHz hsync
ModeLine "768x576" 50.00 768 832 846 1000 576 590 595 630

# 768x576 @ 100 Hz, 61.6 kHz hsync
ModeLine "768x576" 63.07 768 800 960 1024 576 578 590 616
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "device1"
VendorName "NVidia"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce4 (generic)"
Driver "nv"
Option "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "screen1"
Device "device1"
Monitor "monitor1"
DefaultColorDepth 24

Subsection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubsection

Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubsection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "layout1"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
Screen "screen1"
EndSection
 
Old 07-04-2003, 09:25 AM   #22
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Could you possibly return me the same, but changed , PLEASE ?

It would be great.

Thanks
 
Old 07-04-2003, 09:49 AM   #23
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Yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah (yeeeeehaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeehhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Goddamit I'm happy !!
Thanks man it works !!
God I know I've teased you, I've asked you so many details questions, but you always answered, and it works !!! The screen shows what I am dialing as fast as I am !!!
And with your advices, I wasn't afraid at all in the text mode !!!!
I was afraid, before, to lose display, or to bug my PC. My dad would have laughed at me!!
Goddamit I'm lucky you answere my first question !!! I don't know how to thank you ! What can I do ? If you were a girl, I'd ask you out. But you're a boy, so I just thank you a lot !!!!

Really really long life to Linux and helping each other !!!!!



vic
 
Old 07-04-2003, 03:19 PM   #24
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glad to hear your up and running :P
 
Old 09-26-2003, 07:31 PM   #25
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This thread was / is VERY VERY useful. I had the same problem today at work, I did a RH 9 install and black screen after the firstboot mode. I'm going to use this thread as a base tomorrow to help me install the correct driver and see if I can get X working and then I will be a happy camper.

What made me post was to not only thank you for a detailed thread, but for being so kind to vic who seems to be the same experienced Linux user I am. Its nice to see others reach out and help a n00b when you see so many others just get snotty.

Appreciate it and I'll post letting you all know what I did to fix the problem.

Thanks
 
Old 11-12-2003, 03:14 PM   #26
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In SuSE 9.0 I've been trying to install the IA64 drivers and it unzips ok, I then cd into the correct directory and type ~

make install

I'm then told that Bash hasn't got a clue what I'm talking about, what am I doing wrong?


God I feel stupid
 
Old 01-28-2004, 12:06 PM   #27
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Re: driver for nvidia video card -installation-32 bits

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Originally posted by Ant71
In SuSE 9.0 I've been trying to install the IA64 drivers and it unzips ok, I then cd into the correct directory and type ~

make install

I'm then told that Bash hasn't got a clue what I'm talking about, what am I doing wrong?


God I feel stupid
Quote:
Originally posted by DrOzz
well first off you got the wrong driver, the ia64 is for 64 bit processors, whereas yours is a 32bit processor....so you should of gotten the ia32 driver and try again :P
Reading all posts in a topic can help more than you know

Oh and I think there are more steps to do that. Are you running the rpm's or the tar?

consult "man rpm" and/or "man tar" or tar --help rpm --help(although these are listed in the man files)

I have some tweaking left with my nvidia drivers. I want to play Chronium again...

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