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Old 09-29-2003, 08:00 PM   #1
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Fx5200 Compatible Distro?

Can someone please tell me if there is a distro of Linux that works with the MSI FX5200 128 vidcard? I've tried both Redhat and Knoppix with no luck. Downloading Mandrake now..
Old 09-29-2003, 08:09 PM   #2
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According to the MSI specs it comes bundled with Linux drivers. Perhaps you should check your box.

Or check their website?
Old 09-29-2003, 10:38 PM   #3
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Well I got the drivers from Nvidia and burned them to CD. Now what do I do? lol

Using Redhat.. I'll only be able to do this from text mode..
Old 09-30-2003, 04:41 AM   #4
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Gentoo works out of the box with fx cards.Knoppix 3.3 also works with them but without 3d acceleration.
As for RH - just follow the instructions of the nvidia website to install the drivers and make sure they get loaded and the config file is changed to nvidia as graphics driver.


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