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Old 12-10-2002, 03:42 AM   #1
Judas
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Unhappy redhat 8.0


Hi I have recently installed redhat 8.0 and have a variety of problems

the main one is the graphics

I have a creative pci geforce 2 mx 400

During the installation it spotted this as a generic geforce 2 mx
Great I thought

Everything seemed to work fine untill I tried to view some of the 3d screen savers and it was very slow I noticed in the display options that there is a box called 3d hardware acelleration. But I t is greyed out and I cannot selec it.

I have looked at the drivers and I think it is using the nv driver.

I have looked at the nvidia site but all the avalible files but being very new to this I could not decide which I needed

Someone please help. I ts probabbly something very simple but i Just Don't get it

Cheers

Judas
 
Old 12-10-2002, 05:23 AM   #2
born4linux
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the rh nvidia drivers has no 3d accel support (not to my knowledge ). u might need to use the drivers provided by nvidia at www.nvidia.com. not sure if it enalbed 3d support
 
Old 12-10-2002, 05:43 AM   #3
annehoog
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Please visit the forum that''s on the nvidia site http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/foru...?s=&forumid=14) it has some wonderfull how to's, specifically read the one about installing the drivers in RH8. It works like a charm if you do it as STEEL1 says.

Anne
 
Old 12-10-2002, 01:29 PM   #4
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Anyone know of a site/forum that gives help on ATI Radeon drivers? I'm thinking thats my problem (see other posts) maybe if i can get the right driver installed...

Greg
 
Old 12-10-2002, 01:32 PM   #5
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Judas, the files you want are the .tar.gz ones. Get both the kernel and glx ones (so that's 2 files... kernel.tar.gz and glx.tar.gz). You'll also need the readme file. It's really quite straight forward, but one caveat: Make sure you quit x (open a terminal, change to root, and type init 3) before you start to install anything.

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