LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-12-2006, 04:15 AM   #1
zero_cool666
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2006
Posts: 31

Rep: Reputation: 15
Unhappy need urgent help wid ma graphic card


Hey!! um a newbie...using red hat linux 9....um havin some driver problem with my GeForce Fx 5200...well my system doesnt automatically picks tha graphic card....but anyway i followed one of the tutorial on this site by holy liaision......I used vi editor to edit the XF86Config file but when i edit it and try to save it by ':w!' it says 'E212:cannot open XF86Config for writing' what's the problem....2ndly i used the latest linux driver from nvidia nd when i run it using 'sh NVIDIA-x86-.........' a splash screen appears saying 'nvidia installer can only be run in root mode' ....please help me coz without ma graphic drivers the linux doesn even boot into Gnome desktop....
 
Old 07-12-2006, 04:30 AM   #2
raskin
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: France
Distribution: approximately NixOS (http://nixos.org)
Posts: 1,900

Rep: Reputation: 69
First. Try not to use urgent in header.
Second. Try editing XF86Config as root, not as user. For this read man su.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
graphic card??? ddragas Linux - Newbie 9 02-04-2006 04:43 AM
graphic card thoray Debian 16 04-19-2005 12:28 AM
Which graphic card ? O'cool SUSE / openSUSE 13 11-04-2004 08:03 AM
New Graphic Card UmneyDurak Mandriva 7 07-02-2004 07:24 PM
graphic card SkimMilk Linux - Hardware 2 10-27-2003 10:37 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:06 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration