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Old 07-28-2008, 07:23 PM   #1
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Question Can't see Slackware KDE, 7600GT

I'm fairly sure that it's a simple video card mis-configuration of the xorg, but I want to make sure with experts. I recently decided to try out Slackware, being told it was the best platform to learn Linux on. So I get the .iso and burn it to a DVD and then run the install, and I chose ext2, and made sure that I had K Desktop selected for things. So I take the disc out and then I boot safely into 'Linux' and then I get a text prompt. :O So I'm reformatting and I chose ext3, instead of ext2, and I made doubly sure I had KDE selected, and at the moment it's installing the features. I have the cards SLI configured, should I just remove one and have it set for 1-card mode and reconfigure the xorg to have SLI mode on?
Old 07-28-2008, 07:45 PM   #2
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First Slackware rule: read.

Set up the open source driver first, it works fine with the 7600 series. Once you are up and running, you can install the proprietary driver, which should take care of SLI.

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And second rule; Read more;

SlackwareŽ Essentials, SlackwareŽ Basics and 'So you want to be a Slacker! What do I do next?' should provide you with a lot of helpful information.

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