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Old 10-18-2004, 02:36 PM   #1
Torrasket
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Debian with gforce 2 in dell inspiron 2650


I have a Dell inspiron 2650 with Debian with a linux Kernel 2.6.8.1 , I used the nv drivers to put the x on but i cant go to a tty or even shutdown the pc, and if i do that the pc dont do anithing and i have to force the shutdown with the button.

My cousin tried to fix it and he putted my pc with the vesa drivers, but i dont have 3d acceleration and i cant run most of the programs (xmms and a lot of games for example), ttys work now and i can shutdown normally but when i start the pc even the bios is vry small looking, it appears centered and half-sized. I dont think that this willa help too much because i didnt know wath he did. I only want to put my pc running normal with 3d accleration.

The devices from lspci are:

0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82845 845 (Brookdale) Chipset Host Bridge (rev 05)
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82845 845 (Brookdale) Chipset AGP Bridge (rev 05)
0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801CA/CAM USB (Hub #1) (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801CA/CAM USB (Hub #2) (rev 02)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 42)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801CAM ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801CAM IDE U100 (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. 82801CA/CAM SMBus Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801CA/CAM AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corp. 82801CA/CAM AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 02)
0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV11 [GeForce2 Go] (rev b2)
0000:02:01.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905C-TX/TX-M [Tornado] (rev 78)
0000:02:04.0 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ6912 Cardbus Controller


P.D:Thanks and sorry for my bad english.
 
Old 10-19-2004, 10:07 PM   #2
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take a look at this page:
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