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Re: [opensuse] How to tell what video driver I am usung
On Saturday 31 December 2011 07:33:59 James Knott wrote:
Ed Greshko wrote:
Try "lspci -v" (may have to do it as root).

On a system here it reports, for the video card....

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G92 [GeForce GT
230] (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Device 1b0a:9044
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16
Memory at fa000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at f8000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=32M]
I/O ports at cc00 [size=128]
Expansion ROM at fbce0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities:<access denied>
Kernel driver in use: nouveau
Kernel modules: nouveau, nvidiafb

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Here's what mine says:

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G71 [GeForce 7300
GS] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 81f3
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 18
Memory at d0000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at c0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at d1000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at d2000000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [68] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
Capabilities: [78] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel
Capabilities: [128] Power Budgeting <?>
Kernel driver in use: nvidia

Ed, James, thanks a lot. Here is mine.

02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G98 [GeForce 8400 GS]
(rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Device 196e:05cf
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 19
Memory at df000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at c0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at dc000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=32M]
I/O ports at ef80 [size=128]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at defe0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 3
Capabilities: [68] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
Capabilities: [78] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
Kernel driver in use: nvidia

That tells me my card and that the driver is in the
kernel but not which driverr.

But Martin has the answer. See his reply.

Bob S



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