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Old 06-02-2009, 03:34 AM   #1
jayaram
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Fedora 10 in compaq lap can't working properly,,got gui ,but its very very slow|Help!


Hai my linux friends,my fedora10 machine is not working properly because some graphics problem:Problem is that,

After installation done successfully,when the s/m boots again a msg like this "ForceXPAon :0" comes repeatedly.When I press 'Enter key' s/m comes to normal mode [localhost@localdomain#].
After 10 seconds same msg["ForceXPAon :0"] printed on monitor.
After login as root,when I use 'startx' cmd(or, init 5) flickering display and remains in same state.
xorg.conf file was not found in /etc/X11/ till now.I save that file manually using system-config-display.rpm,but the s/m remains in same state.

Then I edit that xorg.conf file like following(see newly added lines in bold):

Section "Device"
Driver "vesa"
option "AccelMethod" "XAA"

After reboot, when use startx I got GUI but the s/m is very very slow.Please help me..how can I solve the problem.
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My s/m details are follows:
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Notbook Model : Compaq Presario CQ60,Notebook PC
s/m board ID :303c
pdt no :FT281EA#ABV
processor dtls :AMD Sempron(tm),SI-40,2000MHz
HDD -120GB,RAM-2GB
BIOS :F.24
Display Adapter :NVDIA GetForce8200MG
Monitor :Generic Pnp Monitor NTx86,
ACPI x86 based PC.
Because I give detailed dtls, I can't get valuable soln frm anywhere.I'm interested in using linux,but time is go & go I didnt got valuable soln till now....Please help me......
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Old 06-02-2009, 08:43 AM   #2
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Might want to install the proper driver for the video card..
http://www.fedorafaq.org/#nvidia
That should help with your performance issues..



The other message "ForceXPAon : 0" is apparently from your wireless card, and is a harmless message that wasn't supposed to be printed on the screen.. an updated kernel will resolve that issue.
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=480429




Please don't abbreviate things when posting questions. I still am unsure what the following mean.. s/m and soln.. the language barrier is hard enough to get past at times around here.. we certainly don't need the added confusions of nonstandard abbreviations and acronyms..
 
  


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