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  1. #1

    Redhat Video Card

    I was installing my redhat linux version 9 when it go to the part about my video card. It detected the wrong drivers so i choose the right section. Then it asked me how much RAM my graphics card has. Mine has 256 but the list only went up to 128 after all this i booted linux and the GUI is all messed up plz someone help me out here do i reinstall it leaving the wrong detection of drivers? My graphics card is Nvidia GeForce FX LE 5700

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    Nov 2004
    If you installed the 'lynx' package I would boot into init 3, setup my networking, download the NVIDIA drivers package using lynx (text based web browser, ), install it, configure my XFree86.conf file in accordance to what I wanted/ needed to change (When you install the graphics drive it will give you a path to some documentation to help you with the XFree86.conf file). That should work for fixing your problem.

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    Jun 2004
    Windsor, CO
    Fedora Core 3 doesn't use XFree86, it uses, and there's an additional step to the instructions in the nVidia driver's README for Fedora Core 3.
    Near the bottom of this page, there's a part on getting the nvidia driver working with udev, which is neccessary.
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