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Old 11-05-2000, 10:54 AM   #1
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Im getting a new video card(Abit geforce2 MX agp 4x) I currently have a voodoo3 2000 PCI card. What will I need to do in order to get linux to work correctly with it? I will be getting the card on tuesday so I dont have it yet. I am running Gentus if that helps thanks
 
Old 11-08-2000, 01:51 AM   #2
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I can't tell you much but have you checked to see if the card is supported by your linux distro? If it isn't you are going to need drivers for it, check with the manufacturer. If you've already gone over all of that, I am not sure how egxactly to go about doing that. I'm new to linux my self so good luck!
 
Old 11-19-2000, 11:35 AM   #3
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Well I know from experience that only new Linux distros (mandrake 7.2 and red hat 7.0 and probably other really new ones) support geforce 2's. I tried installing mandrake 7.1 with my geforce 2 mx and had no luck.

Soo make sure you're disto supports geforce 2's or it will be all f-ed up.

P.S.= There IS a way to get them to work with older ones but it was beyond me, but you might be able to do it.
 
  


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