nv driver does not support VGA port?

Lonni J Friedman netllama at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 18:46:28 UTC 2008

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 10:37 AM, Julius Smith <jos at ccrma.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Greetings,
>  I have an HP Pavilion 2000 series laptop, and generally Fedora 8 works
>  very well on it.  However, I have discovered that I cannot connect to
>  an external screen projector.  As far as I can tell,
>  there is no way to obtain output of any kind to the VGA connector.
>  The driver is `nv', and the graphics hardware is NVIDIA GeForce Go
>  6150.  Apparently I cannot try an nvidia driver because I am running a
>  32-bit system on a 64-bit AMD processor (the Turion64x2), and there is
>  only a 64-bit AMD version of the driver.

Huh?  If you're running a 32bit OS, then you could and should install
the 32bit driver.

>  Has anyone else encountered this problem?


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