First Impressions

Dariusz J. Garbowski thuforuk at
Sat Mar 25 00:43:10 UTC 2006

On 03/25/2006 12:26 AM, David Timms wrote:
> Jeff Vian wrote:
>> On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 00:03 +1100, David Timms wrote:
>>> Leslie Satenstein wrote:
>> I have installed the x86_64 system and the nv driver refuses to work at
>> all for me on my nVidia geforce 6600 LX PCIe card.
>> At present the only driver I have been able to get working on this box
>> with FC5 is the vesa driver and that is not at the desired 1600x1200
>> resolution.
>> Gigabyte mobo with AMD Athalon 64 X2 3800+ cpu and 2GiB ram.
>> Should work perfectly, and did on FC4, but absolutely refuses to work
>> with that driver on FC5.
> My scenario is a little different and older:
> AMD Athlon 2.6GHz, 512 ram, asus a7n8x mb with nforce2 chipset (sound 
> and forcedeth eth OK), msi nvidia fx5600 VTDR 128MB 8xAGP (onto 1024x768 
> LCD)
> So all in all, the bits are older, and I guess developers have had more 
> time to find solutions for the bits.
> Perhaps searching / posting
> would elicit more responses from people with similar hardware (x64 
> +PCIe) rather than on the test list ?

I see this with FC5t3 (not running FC5t3 at the moment and have not 
installed FC5 yet either, will do when I get some spare time):

Summary: [crash] Hang ups on Gigabyte PCI-E NX66128DP-Geforce6600 / x86_64


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