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Old 05-31-03, 09:47 AM   #1
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Question geforce 5600 go


Is the geforce 5600 go card already supported? I have tried the 1.0-4363 driver, but unfortunately when I start X the display is black first and then gets brighter and brighter.

There aren't any errors in the X logs.
So before I am going to try out all the options for the driver I just want to be sure that the card is already supported.

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Old 05-31-03, 02:13 PM   #2
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The README file lists what cards are supported.


 Appendix A, Supported nVidia Graphics Hardware:


  o RIVA TNT                     0x0020
  o RIVA TNT2                    0x0028
  o RIVA TNT2 Ultra              0x0029
  o Vanta                        0x002C
  o RIVA TNT2 Model 64           0x002D
  o Aladdin TNT2                 0x00A0
  o GeForce 256                  0x0100
  o GeForce DDR                  0x0101
  o Quadro                       0x0103
  o GeForce2 MX/MX 400           0x0110
  o GeForce2 MX 100/200          0x0111
  o GeForce2 Go                  0x0112
  o Quadro2 MXR/EX/Go            0x0113
  o GeForce2 GTS                 0x0150
  o GeForce2 Ti                  0x0151
  o GeForce2 Ultra               0x0152
  o Quadro2 Pro                  0x0153
  o GeForce4 MX 460              0x0170
  o GeForce4 MX 440              0x0171
  o GeForce4 MX 420              0x0172
  o GeForce4 MX 440-SE           0x0173
  o GeForce4 440 Go              0x0174
  o GeForce4 420 Go              0x0175
  o GeForce4 420 Go 32M          0x0176
  o GeForce4 460 Go              0x0177
  o Quadro4 550 XGL              0x0178
  o GeForce4 440 Go 64M          0x0179
  o Quadro4 NVS                  0x017A
  o Quadro4 500 GoGL             0x017C
  o GeForce4 410 Go 16M          0x017D
  o GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X   0x0181
  o GeForce4 MX 440SE with AGP8X 0x0182
  o GeForce4 MX 420 with AGP8X   0x0183
  o Quadro4 580 XGL              0x0188
  o Quadro4 280 NVS              0x018A
  o Quadro4 380 XGL              0x018B
  o GeForce4 448 Go              0x0186
  o GeForce4 488 Go              0x0187
  o GeForce2 Integrated GPU      0x01A0
  o GeForce4 MX Integrated GPU   0x01F0
  o GeForce3                     0x0200
  o GeForce3 Ti 200              0x0201
  o GeForce3 Ti 500              0x0202
  o Quadro DCC                   0x0203
  o GeForce4 Ti 4600             0x0250
  o GeForce4 Ti 4400             0x0251
  o GeForce4 Ti 4200             0x0253
  o Quadro4 900 XGL              0x0258
  o Quadro4 750 XGL              0x0259
  o Quadro4 700 XGL              0x025B
  o GeForce4 Ti 4800             0x0280
  o GeForce4 Ti 4200 with AGP8X  0x0281
  o GeForce4 Ti 4800 SE          0x0282
  o GeForce4 4200 Go             0x0286
  o Quadro4 980 XGL              0x0288
  o Quadro4 780 XGL              0x0289
  o Quadro4 700 GoGL             0x028C
  o GeForce FX 5800 Ultra        0x0301
  o GeForce FX 5800              0x0302
  o GeForce FX 5600 Ultra        0x0311
  o GeForce FX 5600              0x0312
  o GeForce FX 5200 Ultra        0x0321
  o GeForce FX 5200              0x0322
  o Quadro FX 2000               0x0308
  o Quadro FX 1000               0x0309
  o Quadro FX 500                0x032B
So no, there's no support for the 5600 go card.
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Old 05-31-03, 03:24 PM   #3
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That was my first thought too. After my posting I have seached the forum and I have found that thread:

So it seems that the README is not up to date. Besides that the driver seems to recognize the card during startup. I will attach the log file.

The problem is, that the display is black at the beginning and then gets brighter and brighter. I can even here the sound from the KDE startup and I can kill the Xserver with ctrl-alt-backspace.

The used notebook is: toshiba 5200-902

I have debian (unstable) with xfree 4.3.0 and a self compiled kernel (2.4.21-rc2). I have tried several kernels and an older Xserver (4.2.1), but no luck.
I have also checked out a lot of different nvidia driver settings (edid true/false, agp mode, different resoultions, colors...)

Does anyone know an answer? Thanks in advance!
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