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Old 04-25-2003, 11:37 AM   #1
niehls
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which nvidia driver to choose? + useradd problem


i'm trying to download nvidia drivers for my slackware installation, and the only drivers i can find are for linux IA32, linux AMD64 and linux IA64. i have no idea which one to download. i am using slackware 9 on a i686 system. [pentium 4 processor, geforce 4 ti4600].
please, i need some advise here.

//edit
ahh...and while i'm at it i might as well post another problem.

i've added a user with useradd <username> -m and created a password for the user with passwd. when i login using the new user name (GDM) i can't start the terminal. it starts for a second, and then dies. anyone have an idea?

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Old 04-25-2003, 11:56 AM   #2
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you want the IA32 drivers, to be precise these.

oh; and thanks! because i had to fetch the link, i noticed that
new drivers were released yesterday i updated them and
they work fine; bugs in the previous have been fixed too. yay.

Last edited by neenee; 04-25-2003 at 12:01 PM.
 
Old 04-25-2003, 01:07 PM   #3
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thank you.. and now on to my other problem..
anyone?
 
Old 04-25-2003, 01:14 PM   #4
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Can you be more specific ?

can you start any other programs, what windowmanager are you using etc..
 
  


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