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Old 01-04-2003, 01:09 AM   #1
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Nvidia Geforce 4 driver problem......

I'm a noob to linux, but i do have a lot of experience with computers/windows.

I'm using Suse linux 8.1, which i downloaded.

I tried to install my Albatron geforce 4 TI-4600. My problem is that I try and install the video card update through yast 2. I get all kinds of error messages, and when i restarted (doing some crap i know was going to f*** up my computer) and it only goes into the console. I hit "startx" and it gives me a problem with the Nvidia driver(not surprising me).

So that leaves me with two questions.

1. How do i fix this and get back into the graphic mode of linux?

2. what drivers should i use after i get it fixed?

System specs. XP-1700, 2 40g HD, one 8.1 suse linux, and win xp on the other. albatron GF4 TI4600, Audigy sound, Gigabyte GA-7vrxp.

Any help would be appreciated!

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Old 01-04-2003, 02:12 AM   #2
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You should visit the Nvidia site and download there latest driver rpms. I had Asus 8170 Magic series card whcih is GForce 4 too the only way to get it to work is to get the rpm's from the Nvidia site. Now it works fine
Old 01-04-2003, 01:31 PM   #3
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Ok thanks!

I will try that....and will come back with the results.
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Originally Posted by junky354 View Post
Ok thanks!

I will try that....and will come back with the results.
The suspense is killing me...


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