nv question...

Louai Al-Khanji louai.khanji at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 22:49:11 PST 2007

On Wednesday 28 February 2007 07:24, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings;
> I'm about to install an nvidia gfx card, a Jaton 3DForce 6200-256, which I
> was assured would use the nv driver until I could get a working nvidia
> driver built and installed.  This to replace an ati card, which after 3
> years of waiting for ati to throw some code over the fence for it, I find
> they'd simply disco'd support for it even in winderz.
> So I go looking for the nv driver and cannot find it in a 'make xconfig',
> or even in the distro kernels modules trees, fedora core 6 in this case.
> So where did it go, or have I wasted my money yet again on empty promises?

the nv driver is a 2d-only display driver. It is not provided by the kernel; 
rather it is a driver that the X server loads. To use it, you need to adjust 
your X config file (usually /etc/X11/xorg.conf) appropriately.

- Louai

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