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Old 08-26-2001, 02:31 PM   #1
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Installing new Video Drivers

I'm trying to get Red Hat 7.1 to work with my video card. I have a GeForce 3, which isn't on the list. So I chose generic VGA and have been working at the lowest resolution. I went to NVidia's website and downloaded the two rpm files that it said were compatible with my card. When I ran them from the shell prompt, they both said they installed. Now how do I use them? When i try to start X Windows, I get an error. Thanks for any help.
Old 08-26-2001, 08:03 PM   #2
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open the XF86config file and make sure that it is using the nvidia driver.

driver = "nvidia"
load "glx"

remove these if present:

load "dri"
load "GLcore"

or post your /var/log/xfree86.log file so we can see where the x server is barfing.


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