k5di at zianet.com
Wed Oct 29 22:15:32 UTC 2008
Karl Larsen wrote:
> Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>> Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com> said:
>>> Does anyone know if the Intrepid servers have any nVidia
>>> software? Where do you look? I seem to have a nVidia control panel
>>> but it doesn't seem to do anything. What do you need to do with that?
>> I'd like to help, Karl, but Intrepid set up my nVidia GeForce 7600 GS
>> without any effort on my part. Someone suggested envyng. It did help
>> me on my 8.04 installation. Maybe it could help you, too.
>> Oh, check under <System><Administration><Hardware Drivers> first.
On my rc version of Intrepid with 130 Updates this exists but is
broken like this:
1. You go to Hardware Drivers and there is nothing to help you with
which one to use. There are 4 driver packages offered and I tried the
one recommended for some reason I think 177...
2. Sign in as root and the big square panel gets a small panel in the
middle that has 0% shown to begin. And it stays at 0% while the download
is happening. I can see the Internet is busy and the hard drive is
getting written to. But the panel stays at 0%.
3. Then the panel disappears and the big panel wants you to start the
nVidia driver. I clicked but no luck. It is broken.
4. So the Intrepid rc with 130 Updates is still not able to support a
>> holds the installation protocols for the nVidia drivers, AFAICT.
>> Cybe R. Wizard
> I will look. It does hold mine for Hardy.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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