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Re: [SLE] Recommended Steps to swap out video cards
  • From: Elijah Savage <esavage@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 11:59:44 -0400
  • Message-id: <443D23F0.3010206@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sunny wrote:
> On 4/11/06, Elijah Savage <esavage@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Sunny wrote:
>> I think it is surely recognized. Could this be because I got a asus 6600?
>>
>> Section "Device"
>> BoardName "Framebuffer Graphics"
>> BusID "2:0:0"
>> Driver "nvidia"
>> Identifier "Device[0]"
>> VendorName "VESA"
>> EndSection
>>
>>
>
> Strange, in my xorg.conf it shows the name of the card. Anyway, it's
> not importatnt.
>
> Do you have in Xorg.0.log something like:
> (II) NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA GPU detected as: GeForce FX 6600
>
> Also, when you start sax2, try to change the card to the correct model.
>
> I get a little bit lost anyway - I can not recall what happens after
> you setup the card in runlevel 3 with sax -m 0=nvidia, did you try to
> issue startx? Does it starts the X server? If not, what errors you see
> in Xorg.0.log?
>
> And, if it works, do it starts OK after reboot in runlevel 5? If not,
> what are the errors?
>
> Sunny
>
> --
> --
> Svetoslav Milenov (Sunny)
>
Not sure if this helps any. KDE is working fine but surely seems to
render slower now.

(II) Setting vga for screen 0.
(**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
(==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 888
(==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(==) NVIDIA(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(--) NVIDIA(0): Linear framebuffer at 0xD0000000
(--) NVIDIA(0): MMIO registers at 0xE4000000
(WW) NVIDIA(0): Failed to determine chip name
(II) NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA GPU detected as: Unknown
(--) NVIDIA(0): VideoBIOS: 05.43.02.72.00
(--) NVIDIA(0): Interlaced video modes are supported on this GPU
(II) NVIDIA(0): Detected AGP rate: 8X
(--) NVIDIA(0): VideoRAM: 262144 kBytes
(II) NVIDIA(0): Connected display device(s): CRT-0
(--) NVIDIA(0): CRT-0: maximum pixel clock: 400 MHz
(II) Loading sub module "ddc"
(II) LoadModule: "ddc"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libddc.a
(II) Module ddc: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
compiled for 6.8.2, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 0.7
(WW) NVIDIA(0): The user specified VertRefresh "43.000-75.000" has been
(WW) NVIDIA(0): adjusted to "49.000-75.000" (the intersection with
(WW) NVIDIA(0): EDID-specified VertRefresh "49.000-75.000"
(II) NVIDIA(0): Monitor[0]: Using hsync range of 30.00-80.00 kHz
(II) NVIDIA(0): Monitor[0]: Using vrefresh range of 49.00-75.00 Hz
(II) NVIDIA(0): Clock range: 12.00 to 400.00 MHz

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