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Old 02-03-2006, 02:30 PM   #1
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graphic card???


I've tried to install Mandrakelinux 10.1.

I don't find my graphic card on the list.

what to select for graphic card?
 
Old 02-03-2006, 03:01 PM   #2
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Pick 'vesa'. That will get you up and running. After that you can google your gfx card for a linuxdriver

What type of card do you have?
 
Old 02-03-2006, 03:04 PM   #3
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I did. Now i get a red screen with nothing on it, and totaly un usable. can't do nothing. what should i do?

nvidia 6600
 
Old 02-03-2006, 03:18 PM   #4
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I did. Now i get a red screen with nothing on it, and totaly un usable. can't do nothing. what should i do?

nvidia 6600
Get the driver here:
http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_d..._1.0-8178.html

Remember the readme file for info, howto install I better include it:

http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/L...DME/index.html

Good luck

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Old 02-03-2006, 03:18 PM   #5
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You should use nv until you download the nVidia module (drivers) for your card.
 
Old 02-04-2006, 02:15 AM   #6
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I get red screen when I login like "root" and blue screen with "Mandrakelinux 10.1 Community" when I login like user, but in both cases without "start button". I can't see complete tray (clock, start button etc...)

What should I do?

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Old 02-04-2006, 04:22 AM   #7
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I don't have icons and don't have panel

Please help me
 
Old 02-04-2006, 04:33 AM   #8
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Run the rescue procedure using the cd/dvd.

Which environment did you install KDE or Gnome?

Did you use the nv drivers as electro wrote, or did you install the drivers from the net?
 
Old 02-04-2006, 05:21 AM   #9
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Which environment did you install KDE or Gnome?
Gnome

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Did you use the nv drivers as electro wrote, or did you install the drivers from the net?
I havent install any drivers. When I picked "nv" like electro sugested me, and later on "test" a get error, so I've picked 'vesa' like you've suggested me.

What next?
 
Old 02-04-2006, 05:43 AM   #10
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Open a console.

alt+ctrl+f1

Open up your xorg.conf in a text editor. This file is located in the /etc/X11/ dir.

If you don't feel to comfortable (at this point) i suggest you do a reinstall using 'expert install'. This will give you the option to test your graphiccard (X settings). In case there are errors you will be prompted and 'advised' in what to do.
 
  


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