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Re: fedora core 2 test 3 problem with monitor



On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 11:06 +0200, AymanM. Galal wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
>  i have problem with fedora core 2 test 3 ,i just installed it but when i
> reboot the machine it didn't login with xwindows.
> the monitor just get balck.
> 
> can any one help me on this.
> 
> my monitor type is view sonic

More detailed information is necessary, please send your motherboard and
video card type (and models/manufacturers, mobo chipset), your monitor
model.  Do the text terminals work fine?  If so then send along the
output of '/sbin/lspci'.

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pure speculation #1) you have a GeForce FX card (a 5200?) and the X
config is attempting to use the 'vesa' driver (or some other incorrect
driver).  /etc/X11/xorg.conf (which should be the config file now rather
than /etc/X11/XF86Config) should contain:
Driver "nv"

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