About nvidia 7000m

oedha at netscape.net oedha at netscape.net
Mon Sep 3 10:33:38 BST 2007


 thanks gavin....but the problem is...there's no graphic at all
so i can't do what your link told me....

thx anyway...
~E~


 


 

-----Original Message-----
From: Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at gmail.com>
To: edubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
Sent: Mon, 3 Sep 2007 3:39 pm
Subject: Re: About nvidia 7000m










Hi,

On Sun, 02 Sep 2007, oedha at netscape.net wrote:

> i bought Acer 4520 which has nvidia geforce 7000m? nvidia nforce 610m as the 
graphic.
> i tried to install Edubuntu 7.04 but the display is not working
> i have download the NVIDIA-Linux..........pkg and also not working

Documentation for setting up binary nvidia drivers for ubuntu (and
edubuntu) is here:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia

It's not clear to me if your card is among those listed as supported by the
driver (neither geforce 7000m nor nforce 610m are in the list) so that
might be the problem.

Do you get any graphical screen at all?  

You might get it going (in a limited way) by using the vesa driver.  To do
this, edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf, go to the Device stanza for your video card
and change the driver to vesa, eg:

Section "Device"
        Identifier      "ATI Technologies, Inc. ATI Default Card"
        Driver          "vesa"
        BusID           "PCI:3:0:0"
EndSection

Then do 
    sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart

to restart the display manager.

Gavin


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