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Old 12-15-2007, 10:50 AM   #1
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Problems with new graphics card - GeForce 8400 GS

My GeForce 7300 GS recently quit working, so it has been replaced with a GeForce 8400 GS. Unfortunately, ever since it was installed some applications are loading extremely slow. From what I can tell, the problem seems to be with fullscreen applications using OpenGL.

I re-installed the drivers (which, for me, consists of just unchecking/checking the driver in "Restricted Drivers"), but my xorg.conf file still seems to refer to the old card.

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "nVidia Corporation G71 [GeForce 7300 GS]"
    Driver         "nvidia"

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Default Screen"
    Device         "nVidia Corporation G71 [GeForce 7300 GS]"
    Monitor        "1772ED"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "AddARGBVisuals" "True"
    Option         "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
    Option         "NoLogo" "True"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes      "1280x1024" "1024x768" "832x624" "800x600" "720x400" "640x480" "1x1"
Could someone please explain to me how I need to change xorg.conf, or, if that isn't the problem, what I need to do to fix this?
Old 12-16-2007, 01:51 PM   #2
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try reconfiguring the XServer:-

sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

hope this helps !!

Last edited by crash_override_me; 12-16-2007 at 01:54 PM.
Old 12-16-2007, 09:49 PM   #3
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Thank you! That fixed it.


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