NVidia 8800GT + Ubuntu 8.10 + Intel DG31PR
Chaman Singh Verma
csv610 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 1 15:15:54 UTC 2008
On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 8:29 PM, Michael <michaelg at seadreamer.net> wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
> Chaman Singh Verma wrote:
> Has anybody installed NVidia 8800GT card, with Ubuntu 8.10 OS having Intel
> DG31PR motherboard ?
> Please reply if you are successfully using Nvidia card.
> I assume that this query is orthogonal to my previous queries regarding some
> installation problems with
> Nvidia drivers.
> With regards.
> There is supposed to not be an issue with the 8800 NVIDIA drivers.
> The problem is the older 6100 so it should work.
> Let us know if it works well.
> I am using a Nvidia 8800 with an Asus Nvidia based MB with no problem. I
> use the 177 restricted driver that needs to be downloaded after installation
> of 8.10 but it works well right out of the box.
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Just after the booting, I get the following cryptic messages:
(II) NVIDIA(0): Creating default Display subsection in Screen section
"Default Screen" for depth/fbbpp 24/32
(**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
(==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 888
(==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(==) NVIDIA(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(**) NVIDIA(0): Option "NoLogo" "True"
(**) NVIDIA(0): Enabling RENDER acceleration
(II) NVIDIA(0): Support for GLX with the Damage and Composite X extensions
(II) NVIDIA(0): enabled.
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Your GeForce 8800 GT graphics card does not have the
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): external power cables attached; X will not start
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): this is rectified. Please shut down your computer,
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): its case, and attach the appropriate power
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Your video card may have multiple power connectors.
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): so, each must be attached to a separate power cable.
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Please see the documentation provided with your
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): for more details. If you think you have received
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): message in error, you may specify the
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): "NoPowerConnectorCheck" X configuration option in
(EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Screen section of your X config file.
(II) UnloadModule: "nvidia"
(II) UnloadModule: "wfb"
(II) UnloadModule: "fb"
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
Fatal server error:
no screens found
No idea what is the problem.
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