PCI Express and Fedora?

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R caf at omen.com
Tue Mar 14 17:39:13 UTC 2006

Following a hunch, I replaced the PCI Express video card
with an old PCI card.  Fedora installed and ran without
problems, albeit limited to 800x600.

The new Kordraa-Xgl Live cd runs with the PCI Express
card using its "Nvidia gl driver".

On Mon, 2006-03-06 at 10:13 +0100, Rudolf Kastl wrote:
> 2006/3/3, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R <caf at omen.com>:
> > I tried a text install of fc5t3 both 386 and x86-64 on
> > my Asus p5gd1 with Nvidia 6600 PCI Express video.
> >
> > Both versions fail the same way.  Operation is normal
> > through the disc check dialog.  Then the display
> > shifts modes (still alphanumeric) and becomes illegible.
> > It looks like a terminfo control character mismatch.
> using a gigabyte pcie board socket 939 with gforce 6200 pcie just fine
> here. works out of the box on rawhide x86_64 as well as on fc4 x86_64.
> did you update fc4 and then tried again? maybe a chipset issue?

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