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Old 08-14-2003, 05:05 AM   #1
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9600pro + Dvi ......


Is DVI port of my graphic card supported by any driver?
Is my graphic card supported by Linux?


Thanks.
 
Old 08-14-2003, 10:36 AM   #2
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Old 08-14-2003, 05:11 PM   #3
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I tried it on GeForce 3 card and it worked:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=81845

Here is the instruction.
 
Old 08-14-2003, 05:41 PM   #4
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Yes I know that nvidia's card works, but I have a radeon 9600pro and I would like buy a LCD with DVI cable....
 
Old 08-14-2003, 05:52 PM   #5
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Yes I know that nvidia's card works, but I have a radeon 9600pro and I would like buy a LCD with DVI cable....
You could give that a try tho. Make sure you install the latest version of ATI Linux drivers. Change your Xfree driver like in that thread i linked you.

As for Nvidia card working with DVI, that's very uncommon. Face is Linux was never designed for DVI usage.
 
Old 08-14-2003, 09:26 PM   #6
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You could give that a try tho. Make sure you install the latest version of ATI Linux drivers. Change your Xfree driver like in that thread i linked you.

As for Nvidia card working with DVI, that's very uncommon. Face is Linux was never designed for DVI usage.
although this has NOTHING to do with the topic becuase he has an ATI card, yes u can use dvi with nvidia cards, it works fine.

as for the ati card i think the ati drivers from their site support dvi. ati.com go go go
 
Old 08-15-2003, 03:08 AM   #7
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Thanks mondaypickle, but the question is this: Am I SURE that with ATI drivers installed, DVI works? I woudn't like to spend ~750 euro for using a LCD with analog cable

Is better for me to change my ATI with a NV card?
 
Old 08-15-2003, 06:50 AM   #8
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i understande, what version of x do you have?
 
Old 08-15-2003, 06:51 AM   #9
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if you have x4.2 or older check http://www.ati.com/support/driver.html, for x4.3, search the forums, its a .de site sorry i cant get you a link
 
Old 08-15-2003, 07:39 AM   #10
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X version is not a problem, I can change xfree whenever I want.
I've found the .de site and drivers, readme.txt says that DVI is supported but I can't be really sure without a digital monitor

I've search a lot (google, usenet, forums), but I'm not sure about the DVI support. In other words I'm searching a Linux user that run successful a 9600PRO with DVI output
 
Old 08-15-2003, 07:42 AM   #11
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ah.... are drivers on .de site opensource? I dont understand this....
 
Old 08-15-2003, 11:09 AM   #12
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I feel like my first reply have been completely been ignored.

Enable vesa driver like the instruction i wrote up. Just having ATI drivers isn't enough. "vesa" drivers will enable DVI usage. There is no other way around. Trust me, i spent over 5 hr trying to find a way. I might have DoS attacked google with my searches, and nope i couldn't find other solutions.

Unless you want to give 'modeline' tweak a try that "MAY" work. However, you can toast any monitor in a instant if you set them incorrectly. So i highly discourage that. "vesa" driver is a mcuh safer bet.

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