Need PCI express 16 video card capable of 1680x1050 resolution

Paul J. White pjwhite at
Tue Oct 7 11:00:32 PDT 2008

At 06:49 AM 10/7/2008, Adam Jackson wrote:
>On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 12:37 -0700, Paul J. White wrote:
>> At 10:58 AM 10/1/2008, Adam Jackson wrote:
>> >On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 07:49 -0700, Paul White wrote:
>> >> If not, can anyone recommend a specific, currently available,  
>> >> supported video card that will fit an available PCI express x16 (or PCI  
>> >> express x1) slot and work with my monitor?  I don't need 3D graphics.
>> >
>> >Any given radeon or geforce.
>> I tried this one (GeForce 8400 GS):
>> ... and the nv driver didn't work with it.  Again, vesa worked, but only at the wrong screen resolution.
>You may have been using an older version of the nv driver, or been
>hitting a bug.  Without seeing your X log it's hard to say.  I've
>certainly driven nv cards at 1680x1050 before though.
>- ajax

I downloaded and installed a driver from the nVidia website:

And it worked!  This is the "nvidia" driver, rather than the "nv driver.

Thanks for your help.
-- Paul White

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