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Old 05-30-2004, 02:37 PM   #16
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do init 3 , then in shell (Alt+Ctrl+F1) as root, run yast - keyboard interface!! , then install nvidia
 
Old 05-31-2004, 11:08 AM   #17
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thank you so much for your help

the driver is finally installed!

now all i need is to be able to install unreal tournament 2004 and get my sound working.....

doh!
 
Old 05-31-2004, 02:57 PM   #18
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really? u got it ?, u edited the config file (/etc/X11/XF86Config) ?
 
Old 05-31-2004, 02:58 PM   #19
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whats up with the sound ?
 
Old 05-31-2004, 08:04 PM   #20
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Not directly related to the original post... but... I seem to have problems with my nVidia 5200 when I use the DVI port on SuSE 9.1.
It seems that sax2 can't read the monitor refresh settings and locks up. However if I use the HD15 connector, no problem.
 
Old 05-31-2004, 10:59 PM   #21
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ok well instead of using sax2, edit ur config file (/etc/X11/XF86Config) .
 
Old 05-31-2004, 10:59 PM   #22
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btw, i dont know how a DVI port looks like. Can u link me to a picture ?
 
Old 06-04-2004, 02:45 PM   #23
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my soundblaster live 5.1 card was not working

i deleted it and reinstalled

it works perfectly now, i just cant install unreal tournament 2004
 
Old 06-06-2004, 03:27 PM   #24
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I get all the way to the point where I have to run sax2. At that point, it says that it lost the card or something, and aborted the probe. Also, every time I run SaX2 in SuSE 9.1, the screen goes black, and I have to force it to power off. Any clue why I can't configure my monitor or anything? I followed all the instructions to install my Nvidia Riva TNT2...
 
Old 06-07-2004, 10:07 AM   #25
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go to yast on the system . when the dialog for yast it will ask for root password. After it accepts it you will yast. Pick online update, you should receiv a list of server mirrors. choose one that will download the list to your computer. You will notice there are a lot of updates, all checked.
Scroll douwn the list and you will see nvidia patch unchecked. Just check it and accept the update in the lowere right hand corner. When it's finished, it's best to reboot .

I also have an nvidia card and it works just fine with 3d.

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Old 06-28-2004, 07:14 PM   #26
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SUSE 9.1--NVIDIA Drivers-Yast Stopped Working

Quote:
Originally posted by vinay_s_s
ok dude i have a better solution: this works for all linux distros.
download the latest nvidia file from www.nvidia.com (i think it is 5336)
i think the name is: NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-5336-pkg1.run

then go to console by pressing Alt+Ctrl+F1
login as root
then type: init 3
now go to where u d'loaded the package, (i mean change directory using the cd command)
then type: sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-5336-pkg1.run
follow the instructions.
after the driver is installed, run "switch2nvidia"
When I tried to download and install the NVIDIA driver with Yast Online the driver downloaded but everything stalled in the middle of installing the driver (it stopped at "50%"). Tried it several times and the same thing happened each time.

So I downloaded the latest version of the kernel and the lastest version of the NVIDIA driver from NVIDIA. I installed the driver from the command line following the SUSE's instructions linked at NVIDIA. The driver installed fine. Then I used SAX2 and everything worked fine there.

But then I started up YAST again and...Yast will not come up. I select it and click on it but nothing happens!

Anyone have any idea why YAST would suddenly just stop working after I installed the NVIDIA driver? Any idea how I can get YAST working again?

I'd really hate to reinstall SUSE again and download that kernel (over 50 megabytes) and try installing again only to have the same thing happen.

Benaiah
 
Old 06-29-2004, 04:11 AM   #27
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can u run yast from the command line (shell) ??
 
Old 06-29-2004, 04:38 AM   #28
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Quote:
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can u run yast from the command line (shell) ??
I tried that but I got the following message:

"warning: the qt frontend is installed but does not work
warning: the ncurses frontend is installed but does not work
You need to install yast2-ncurses to use the YaST2 text mode interface"

I assume the first two lines are a pretty good indication that there's something wrong with Yast2 on my system?

Should I install yast2-ncurses? I'm not sure exactly how to do that from the command line.

Thanks,

Benaiah
 
Old 06-30-2004, 06:42 AM   #29
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locate the yast2-ncurses rpm on ur SuSE installation CDs or DVD, and then do "rpm -ivh package_name.rpm"
 
Old 06-30-2004, 11:24 AM   #30
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Quote:
Originally posted by vinay_s_s
locate the yast2-ncurses rpm on ur SuSE installation CDs or DVD, and then do "rpm -ivh package_name.rpm"
RPM says that yast2-ncurses is installed.

When I type "yast" at the command line I get a message saying that ncurses is installed but not working and that I need to install yast2-ncurses.

Benaiah
 
  


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