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i got a msi fx 5600 and newest ubuntu. i installed newest nvidia drivers but 3d doesnt work! when i start glxgears it works fine for a while and then ...
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    Unhappy msi fx 5600 3d not working


    i got a msi fx 5600 and newest ubuntu.
    i installed newest nvidia drivers but 3d doesnt work!
    when i start glxgears it works fine for a while and then the whole system freezes.
    if its important heres my hardware:
    amd athlon 3000+ 2,2 ghz
    msi fx 5600
    1024 mb ram
    display: samsung syncmaster 950p

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    Try lowering down the resolutions...or the refresh rate..!!

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    didnt work

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sedrin
    display: samsung syncmaster 950p
    Did you enter the horizontal and vertical refresh rates as per your screen manufacturer's specifications? Something like that :
    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/ubu...i-monitor.html

    Did you install the NVIDIA drivers like that?
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Bi...erHowto/Nvidia

    Does
    Code:
    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep EE
    shows any errors?
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    this is what the cmd you posted schows me
    Current Operating System: Linux mars 2.6.15-23-k7 #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue May 23 14:2 0:54 UTC 2006 i686
    (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
    (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER

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    Quote Originally Posted by antidrugue
    Did you enter the horizontal and vertical refresh rates as per your screen manufacturer's specifications? Something like that :
    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/ubu...i-monitor.html
    About that?

    Quote Originally Posted by antidrugue
    Did you install the NVIDIA drivers like that?
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Bi...erHowto/Nvidia
    And that?
    "To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."

    -Bruce Lee

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    did everything like described in the tutorial. didnt change anything

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    Best thing >> Change to different DISTRO

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    i have changed to ubuntu from mandrake lately so i wont change it now
    i forgot to mention that i havent got ubuntu but kubuntu, the kde edition

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