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Old 06-17-04, 02:38 AM   #1
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Default What driver need I???

Hi all,

I'm new to the group and new to linux to!!

I have a Linux Red Hat 7.2 with kernel 2.4.7-10smp
and just installed a Nvidia Geforce FX5700
with 256Mb and TVout
(the old card was a matrox G450 but had problems opening and working in shake)
the installation of linux with the video card in was very easy now i have to update (

when i see that the latest driver is for krenel 2.6!

May I install this driver?
If not, with one need i to install?

regards
dirk


ps my computer is a Asus A7M266-D with a dual AMD Athlon 1700+

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Old 06-17-04, 06:16 AM   #2
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Default Re: What driver need I???

Yes, just get the latest IA32 driver. It's really for 2.4.x, you even need to patch it to make it work on 2.6.x.
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Old 06-17-04, 06:50 AM   #3
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I installed the last driver and when starting the Xwindows I get a screen with white en color blocks and some are blinking!!

I followed all the instructions on how to install the driver and modified the XF86Config-4 file

what did i do wrong??
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Old 06-17-04, 07:07 AM   #4
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and after 5 times rebooting with a power off
I get a compleet white screen??
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