Go Back   nV News Forums > Linux Support Forums > NVIDIA Linux

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-29-03, 11:55 AM   #1
vreid70
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 2
Cool Nvidia New Driver On Mandrake 9.1

The New Driver From Nvidia Works Great...At First It Was Difficult As Being Sorta New To Linux But It Just Requires To Carefully Read What Information There Is Out There...The First Few Times I Did Screw Up On It...I did the normal thing and changed the driver from nv to nvidia for some reason it seems to work best if you extract the .run file in init 1 than sh the run file on mandrake anyway...Why it needs to work in that order is beyond me..but it works...than edit the good ol XF86Config-4 File to the right driver and add all the good options you would like...Many choices of things you can have there...I am still enjoying the results of this new driver..my only wish is to figure out how to get the thing operating at the normal 32Bit Color It is now still at 24 bit......Lots of instructions on how that is computed...However It gets rather Confusing..If anyone can narrow it down for me I would be grateful...Just want to say thanks Nvidia for giving us that wonderful driver...
vreid70 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-03, 02:20 PM   #2
Dark Jedi
In the TARDIS
 
Dark Jedi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Scotland, UK
Posts: 129
Post

Umm... shouldn't this be in here?

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/foru...?s=&forumid=14
__________________
"It's the end... but the moment has been prepared for"

Moderator - Elite Bastards


Folding for Team nV News
Dark Jedi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-03, 02:32 PM   #3
saturnotaku
Apple user. Deal with it.
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: The 'burbs, IL USA
Posts: 12,502
Default

Quote:
Originally posted by Dark Jedi
Umm... shouldn't this be in here?

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/foru...?s=&forumid=14
Yes, yes it should. You just beat me to pointing that out.
saturnotaku is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-03, 02:35 PM   #4
vampireuk
**** Holster
 
vampireuk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: The armoury
Posts: 2,813
Send a message via AIM to vampireuk
Default

moved
__________________
I put children in microwaves.
vampireuk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-03, 04:33 PM   #5
vreid70
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 2
Default

Yes..I see that now...I do see that the performace of Windows is super compared to that of my linux...However that does not make me love linux any less...after al in the world of linux we are always growing and each of us are learning at our own pace...It is true my picture on mswindows is much cleaner-sharper and really fast...Compared to my linux..But I love linux and I love that we have our own systems to create and that linux is really a world of people getting together for creation...If we want things to get better than we need to learn and create and devolop..Its not up to the manufactures of hardware..but really up to us...and yes i did read earliar on the difference between 32 bit as being a fallacy.bpp..It doesn't bother me..I am excited and love my graphics from nvidia and linux..and want to learn as much as i can about everything in the unix..linux world..so i too can develop..and create...
vreid70 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
nvidia driver quality decrease? legluondunet NVIDIA Linux 17 06-26-12 11:03 AM
NVIDIA Driver Installation flores.facundo NVIDIA Linux 2 06-24-12 09:37 AM
Need Help Installing NVIDIA Tesla M2070Q in Linux RHEL5 Ferianto85 NVIDIA Linux 0 05-18-12 09:35 PM
Getting the proprietary nvidia driver to run with Debian 3.0 r0 (woody) Katchina404 NVIDIA Linux 9 01-12-03 09:49 AM
nvidia + 2.4.19 gentoo = messed up ulukay NVIDIA Linux 18 11-02-02 12:58 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:46 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1998 - 2014, nV News.