GeForce 6100 and Ubuntu 14.04 issues

Drac drac.noc at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 23:25:27 UTC 2015


Nvidia 6100 runs on the old legacy 96.xx drivers, which I believe were
dropped after 12.04 and were troublesome even then on that LTS.

Sorry to say, I think any support whether from nVidia or Nouveau for
that chipset is long gone.

On Mon, 7 Dec 2015 23:10:30 +0000
Bruno Mendoza <brunomendoza at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 in my old desktop pc unsuccessfully.
> 
> This desktop pc has a K8NF4G-SATA2 motherboard. This motherboard has
> a GeForce 6100 northbridge chipset (integrated video device) and I
> think that this component isn’t fully compatible with Ubuntu.
> 
> I could install Ubuntu in the system not without issues. I supposed
> that blinking screen during installation was by nouveau drivers so,
> after os installation and using a terminal, I installed nvidia
> proprietary drivers with “ubuntu-drivers” command.
> 
> I can’t see anything. After login I only get a blank screen.
> 
> I read it is possible that it was a problem with Unity desktop
> interface.
> 
> Can you help me to solve this problem?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> 
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>  Bruno Mendoza Guedes
>  brunomendoza at gmail dot com
>  http://www.brunomendoza.es
>  @_brunomendoza
> 
> 
> 




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