nvidia && f16 status ?
> 01/12/11 22:12:32, Adrian Sevcenco <Adrian.Sevcenco@cern.ch>:
>> Hi! what is that compatibility status of nvidia drivers in fedora 16?
>> Is it safe to install, update and use nvidia drivers of rpmfusion?
On 2 December 2011 11:27, Boris Glawe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Adrian,
> there are two options:
> - Use Fedora's driver (is it still called nouveau?)
> - Use rpmfusion's package with the original nvidia driver.
> The first option *never* worked for me. I'm using a very old graphic
> adapter, though (Geforce FX5200). Fedora's driver make it to start the Gnome
> environment, but most widgets of the Desktop are totally distorted and are
> not readable. The performance is also a mess. This driver makes my computer
> as slow as a computer from 1995 (possibly because there's no hardware
> support for basic 2D operations!?)
> With nvidia's driver everything works find. Unfortunately nvidia's driver is
> no longer available, as the FX5200 requires a legacy driver (173.xx) which
> is no longer provided by rpmfusion. However rpmfusion's wishlist already has
> an entry related with that: http://rpmfusion.org/Wishlist
> If you have a current nvidia adapter the rpmfusion solution should work
nvidia is working for me after an upgrade F15 -> F16. I did have to do
the dracut step again to create a new initrd and also force reinstall
of the nvidia driver via yum to get the glx libs working correctly.
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