[lug] NVidia Riva TNT2 (Diamond Viper V770D) / RH 6.0
Pedersen, Michael J
PederMJ at LOUISVILLE.STORTEK.COM
Mon Nov 8 15:18:52 MST 1999
Updated nvidia drivers available from nvidia.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phil Weinstein [mailto:pweinstein at acm.org]
> Sent: Monday, November 08, 1999 3:05 PM
> To: Boulder Linux Users Group
> Subject: [lug] NVidia Riva TNT2 (Diamond Viper V770D) / RH 6.0
> Seeking technical help ...
> Difficulties reinstalling RH 6.0 on a Dell Precision 410 (Pentium III
> delivered with a Linux config!). My re-installation is successful
> except for the X Window System. (XFree86).
> Video: NVidia Riva TNT2 (Diamond Viper V770D -- Dell's OEM version of
> the V770) ... 32 MB. Monitor: Dell Ultrascan 1600HS (D1626HT) 21"
> All of the many video and monitor settings I've tried result in an
> invalid configuration OR ... an UNBELIEVABLY LOW RESOLUTION
> (sixteenth-VGA, or something). (Currently, I've just bailed
> from the X
> Dell provides the following webpage ... but apparently, it
> applies to a
> different video card (the solution doesn't seem to work) ...
> Diamond warns: "The OEM Dell card (V770D) is different enough from the
> full retail version of the V770 Ultra that we do not recommend using
> Diamond drivers with it." ... and this may apply to Linux drivers as
> well, I guess ...
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> Thank you in advance.
> - Phil Weinstein, Boulder
> pweinstein at acm.org
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