NVidia 8800GT + Ubuntu 8.10 + Intel DG31PR
k5di at zianet.com
Sat Nov 1 16:12:07 UTC 2008
Chaman Singh Verma wrote:
> 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
> video card
> (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.
OK. Now is the NVIDIA 8800 a card you plugged into the computer, or
is it on the motherboard?
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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