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Old 02-08-04, 11:35 AM   #1
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Default problems with fx5700 in suse 9

hello,

friday i've bought the Geforce FX5700. i tried to install this thing in linux. that wasn't to difficult but now my system lock-up after 10 minutes. it doesn't mather if i call the card fx5600 fx5800 or vesa (sax2 doesn't know the fx5700) it allways hungs :-( . is this card to new for xfree or suse? can anybody help me out?
by the way i'm using suse 9 with kernel 2.4
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Old 02-08-04, 06:22 PM   #2
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Your 5700 isn't too new for the current drivers (5336). Try using the vesa or nv drivers; if crashes still happen your problem probably isn't your video card.
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Old 02-09-04, 02:10 AM   #3
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well allright then i've no crashes (with vesa) but no 3d so that's also not a real sollution to me.
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I suspect an old kernel. Do you have or have you upgraded to 2.4.24?
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