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Re: Fedora OS display and NTFS mount problems !



thank you very much Chris,

I´ll try that immediately.

cheers,

Sanjin
-------- Original-Nachricht --------
Datum: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 10:37:03 +0100
Von: Chris Jones <jonesc hep phy cam ac uk>
An: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
Betreff: Re: Fedora OS display and NTFS mount problems !

> Sanjin Danilovic wrote:
> > A wonderful hello ,
> > 
> > I apologize on disturbing you, but do truly need some help in Fedora OS.
> > 
> > As being an absolute Linux beginner, I can´t fix my display resolution
> to 1600x1200, only 1024x768 works so far.
> > 
> > Second question is about mounting NTFS under Fedora Core 5 for my AMD
> Opterons 246 ( x86_64).
> > 
> > Latest kernel is already installed.
> > 
> > I tried to change xorg.conf as to display configuration, well  I can
> change display values but not the screen configuration.
> > 
> > My LCD is NEC 2080UXi 20 "
> > 
> > Graphic card - Gigabyte Nvidia 6600 GT
> > 
> > Both devices have been recognized so far.
> > 
> > As to NTFS mounting, it doesn´t work. What shall I type inside
> /etc/fstab ?
> > 
> > I always get a conclusion, can´t find ntfs .
> > 
> > Sorry about my questions, it´s my start
> > 
> > have a nice day
> > 
> > arcsan from Graz, Austria 
> 
> Try the following.
> 
> 1. Set your self up to use the livna repository of extras. (You should 
> go to http://rpm.livna.org/ first and read the small print)
> 
>    Basically, just run
> 
>   > rpm -ivh http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-5.rpm
> 
> 2. For your screen problem, I recommend trying the nvidia driver (I am 
> guessing you currently use the OSS nv driver, which is not as good (no 
> 3D for instance) but OSS, the nvidia one is better but closed source 
> which some people object to. Its your call.)
> 
>   > yum install  kmod-nvidia
> 
> 3. For ntfs, you also need to install a kernel add on since it is not 
> available in the default FC kernel
> 
>   > yum install  kmod-ntfs
> 
> hope this helps
> 
> Chris
> 
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