New XFX 8800GT card not recognized

Owen Townend owen.townend at
Mon Feb 25 01:31:37 UTC 2008

On 2/25/08, Leo Noordhuizen <leo.noordhuizen at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I just upgraded from a Nvidia 8500 graphics card to a XFX 8800GT card. I
> was rather surprised that the card isnt recognized having a nVidia chipset.
> How can I convince the system to behave ? I presume that the nVidia
> drivers should work with this card.
> Thanks, Leo
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  Are you using the pre-compiled binary (eg from synaptic) or the latest
from the nvidia site?
  Download and run it and it may help solve the problem.

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