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Old 10-10-2004, 06:07 PM   #1
philipbrown9
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Yast & Nvidia 5200 3D driver


I went to the Nvidia download site to get the driver. Read the install message. They sat go into Yast on line updates and check the list then get it there. IT'S NOT ON THE LIST
 
Old 10-13-2004, 10:06 AM   #2
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Well, download and install the driver yourself (manually) ........it's not that
hard..........you can't depend on "yet another stupid tool" (yast)
 
Old 10-13-2004, 12:46 PM   #3
philipbrown9
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320mb, I've downloaded the run file from Nvidia. Now got to do a little Guess what, SuSe support is no help either. lol (not a installation issue) Just buy our product! The other problem I had was when I booted back to windows my Net controller info was gone, had to reinstall driver,reconfig card. (not an installation issue) Well another newbie here helped on that. boot windows-shutdown-boot windows - Finding out this forum and google is my best friend. Oh by the way I called Compaq about the net card and driver thing. The lady there just basically said unplug your 2nd H-D and don't bother with the Linux. lol Got a freaking headache
 
Old 03-17-2011, 10:00 AM   #4
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Did you add http://www.suse.de/~sndirsch/nvidia-...ler-HOWTO.html to your repositories? That is how I installed my Nvidia driver.

Just noticed original posting date, please ignore

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