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Re: How Can I Tell?



Nvidia is the easiest video card to get working in my experience.

On 10/24/07, Karl Larsen <k5di zianet com> wrote:
> Gene Poole wrote:
> > I was running Fedora Core 6 x86_64 on a machine with AMD 64 x2 +5000 and
> > 4-GB RAM.  I have a friend that was having some issues while attempting to
> > install Fedora 7.  I decided to do a parallel install with him to see what
> > the problem was (he needed cmake 2.4.7 for some robotics stuff he is
> > doing). We finally got his install correct, but found out that the cmake
> he
> > needed would install without upgrading to Fedora 8 Test.  At this point we
> > stopped and he went on to install Unbuntu 7.10 which has the cmake he
> > needed.
> >
> > That brings me back to my issue.  I attempted to install Fedora Core 6
> > (which had been install and running perfectly) and got to the last reboot
> > (after the firewall and selinux, etc.).  When it rebooted I got a message
> > stating that the video was 'out of range' and the boot stopped.  I do have
> > a nvidia video card that has a Viewsonic 15" LCD plugged into it.  I
> > rebooted with the rescue CD in and went looking for the xorg.conf and saw
> > that there were none of the usual number I'm used to in there.  I
> installed
> > Fedora 7 and the video is perfect, but there is an issue with mounting
> file
> > system dung boot. I want to back to FC6 because it seems more stable to
> me.
> > Any ideas why this video issue cropped up?  Where can I find the numbers
> > I'm used to (600x400; 800x600; 1024x768; etc.) if I run into this again?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Gene Poole
> > gene poole macys com
> >
> >
>     Nvidia is the problem. You need to get a Nvidia rpm which I need to
> find again and will. Also if you have not added all the upgrades there
> may be some help there. I also have a Nvidia video card and HATE IT! It
> is a real Pain to get working on Fedora.
>
>     I will rely again when I figure out what the rpm is.
>
>
>
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