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Old 02-10-2010, 07:50 PM   #16
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I've done the BusID on the first install that worked, and for these attempts I've even taken one card out, which is why I mentioned switching to the other one to make sure it's not just one of them that is failing.. and I will even try an older card to see if it installs, then update with new card.

I really appreciate all this help.. this is a great forum!
Old 02-11-2010, 03:09 AM   #17
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Ok, I burned a new copy of F12 x86_64 dvd and have been able to install with basic drivers. So the "blank screen" problem can be considered solved. So I now escalate this to "I can't get past 640x480 resolution!"

I have blacklisted nouveau and installed the rpm-fusion nvidia drivers.

When I ran system-config-display I get this:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/system-config-display/", line 378, in <module>
dialog = xConfigDialog.XConfigDialog(hardware_state, xconfig, videocard.VideoCardInfo())
File "/usr/share/system-config-display/", line 640, in __init__
if len(self.xconfig.layout[0].adjacencies) > 1:
IndexError: index out-of-bounds

I have attached my dmesg output, and my xorg.conf.

I hope I haven't broken any rules by continuing this post with new status.

Anyway, all help is greatly appreciated, and thanks to everyone who has given input so far.
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No. The topic is still on your video. If it were a networking problem, starting a new thread would be a good idea.

Try the "nvidia-xconfig" program. Using the "nvidia-settings" after logging in to X may help you select more resolutions. Pay particular attention to the timing and rate.

The /var/log/xorg.0.log file will contain information about why the other resolutions weren't acceptable.

Another possibility is that the monitor sends the wrong information about it's capabilities.
If that is the case, you can generate your own modelines which xorg will use instead.

gtf 1024 768 60 -x
will generate modelines for 1024x768 at 60 Hz. This can go in a "Modes" section or optionally inside the Monitor section.

By the way, the xorg.conf file has it's own manpage.


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