NVidia 6600GT video failure

Brian Chadwick brianchad at westnet.com.au
Thu Feb 21 01:40:04 UTC 2008

Ed Greshko wrote:
> John Thompson wrote:
>> On 2008-02-20, Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:40:54 -0600
>>> John Thompson <john at vector.os2.dhs.org> wrote:
>>>> Is there a secret to getting the nVidia stuff to work?
>>> As I mentioned earlier today, I just set up my new ATI video card 
>>> using the
>>> rpms from livna.  All I had to do was install the driver and log out 
>>> and log
>>> back in; from there everything just worked.  (I would have preferred 
>>> to avoid
>>> the proprietary driver, but I couldn't figure out how to get the 
>>> vesa driver to
>>> provide the proper resolution for my wide-screen monitor.)
>>> Livna also offers rpms for Nvidia, so you might have better luck if 
>>> you try
>>> installing it that way.
>> Thanks... I just tried the livna rpms; same problem, "no screen found."
> Have you tried running the nvidia configuration utility 
> "nvidia-xconfig" to create an xorg.conf?
are you sure your bargain buy is working properly?

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