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Old 12-14-2006, 07:30 AM   #1
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3D effects on GeForce2 Mandriva 2007


Is it possible to use 3D effects with this old card - GeForce2
I upgraded my kernel sources
I installed NVIDIA legacy driver
What should i configure now, to be possible to turn on 3D
 
Old 12-14-2006, 05:02 PM   #2
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Erm... GeForce... 2?

I'd suggest two things for turning on 3d effects...
Hope, and pray.

Probably best to leave fancy items turned off. You should be able to play a couple of the less intense 3d games though.
 
Old 12-14-2006, 11:07 PM   #3
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I did manage to get Suse 10.1 to run the 3D effects on my old GeForce 2 card but it was a bit flakey, bad enough I shut it off after fooling with it a few days. I found a GeForce 6200 card for a good price and have Fedora 6 and Mandriva 2007 running 3D very nicely now.
 
  


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