[ubuntu-za] Video card & hard drive question

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Wed May 5 20:41:56 BST 2010

Hi Ian

Here is a rough guide about seperate home partitions:



On 5 May 2010 15:33, Ian Whitfield <whitfield at federalsaints.net> wrote:

> Hi Guys
> Thanks for nice Get-Together last Sat - pity I had to leave early. Also
> thanks to Corrie for 10.04 disks.
> I have two questions.........
> 1) My Linux Box has a Gigabyte GV-N55128D Video Card that uses the
> Nvidia FX5500 chipset. I have never been able to get thev"fancy"
> graphics to work and hope to get it working now with 10.04. Googling for
> drivers I find a lot of reports of problems with this chipset. SO what
> should I do? Give it a try or replace the card?
> If the first option - can somebody advise me how and if the second
> opti0n what card is recommended?
> 2) My computer has two physical hard drives as I want to keep 'System'
> on the first drive and '/home' on the second. When I installed 9.10 I
> followed some advise on how to do this and wound up with two 'homes'!!
> Can somebody give me step-by-step instructions on how to do this please?
> Thanks a lot.
> PS - Has the sound been fixed in 10.04? I lost all sound in 9.10 and
> hope to get it back now!
> Ian Whitfield.
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