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Old 09-29-2003, 09:00 PM   #1
Risetaker2003
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Fx5200 Compatible Distro?


Can someone please tell me if there is a distro of Linux that works with the MSI FX5200 128 vidcard? I've tried both Redhat and Knoppix with no luck. Downloading Mandrake now..
 
Old 09-29-2003, 09:09 PM   #2
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According to the MSI specs it comes bundled with Linux drivers. Perhaps you should check your box.

Or check their website?
 
Old 09-29-2003, 11:38 PM   #3
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Well I got the drivers from Nvidia and burned them to CD. Now what do I do? lol

Using Redhat.. I'll only be able to do this from text mode..
 
Old 09-30-2003, 05:41 AM   #4
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Gentoo works out of the box with fx cards.Knoppix 3.3 also works with them but without 3d acceleration.
As for RH - just follow the instructions of the nvidia website to install the drivers and make sure they get loaded and the config file is changed to nvidia as graphics driver.
 
  


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