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Old 04-18-2003, 05:21 PM   #1
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Nvidia drivers


I am running RH9 on multi boot system(2 HDD) with Win XP and wanted to know if installing Linux drivers will in any way affect my Win XP performance?
 
Old 04-18-2003, 05:24 PM   #2
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No that's totally impossible
 
Old 04-18-2003, 05:26 PM   #3
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NO !
 
Old 04-18-2003, 05:30 PM   #4
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wow, that's a bizarre question.... tin foil hat time!
 
Old 04-18-2003, 05:36 PM   #5
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Would not everybody run Linux if it would speed-up their XP ?

 
Old 04-18-2003, 06:59 PM   #6
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No because Linux drivers are only for Linux
 
Old 04-18-2003, 07:26 PM   #7
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Thanks folks. I am total beginner and like to ask before I try (kinda like measure twice and cut once)
 
Old 04-19-2003, 07:20 AM   #8
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Nvidia and File format

Hi there, I am a complete newby to linux and have just setup my machine as a dual boot with win2kpro. I am also having the problem with display drivers.

My card is an agp gforce4 ti 4200 128mb ram and i was wondering if anyone knows a good site that will give me a step by step guide on how to setup the drivers for this in redhat.

I have downloaded the drivers from the nvidia website but ive downloaded them whilst in windows2000 pro and i dont know how to or if its possible to read an ntfs drive once ive booted into linux. Is this possible ?? if not then what do i do ??

I would really like to give linux a go and im hoping it will become a standard OS with new pc's in the future so we can tell bill gates to stick his windows where the sun dont shine.

any help appreciated.

Thanks
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Old 04-19-2003, 08:25 AM   #9
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Re: Nvidia and File format

Quote:
Originally posted by hedgehog
My card is an agp gforce4 ti 4200 128mb ram and i was wondering if anyone knows a good site that will give me a step by step guide on how to setup the drivers for this in redhat.
ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Li...349/README.txt
Do read that one, it has everything in it you need to know on how to install nvidia drivers
 
Old 04-19-2003, 04:31 PM   #10
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no diffrent system thats like having to cars one slow and other fast a question like slow one make the faster more solwer
 
Old 04-20-2003, 03:55 PM   #11
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"I have downloaded the drivers from the nvidia website but ive downloaded them whilst in windows2000 pro and i dont know how to or if its possible to read an ntfs drive once ive booted into linux. Is this possible ?? if not then what do i do??"

You could either download the drivers in Linux or you can make it so you can acess your window partition from linux. If it is ntfs which it probably is go to this website which has some good instructions: http://linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net/

if it is fat32 I think you can mount it directly find out which partition it is by typing fdisk -l while you are in root
then you have to make a directory for the win partition to be in, then mount it into that directory. You can edit /etc/fstab to make it do it automatically.
 
  


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