[mythtv-users] How difficult to upgrade video card?

Carl Fongheiser carlfongheiser at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 15:25:20 EDT 2005

On 7/29/05, Micah.Wedemeyer at gtri.gatech.edu
<Micah.Wedemeyer at gtri.gatech.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm upgrading my frontend's video card from a GeForce Ti4200 to a
> GeForce FX5200.  I'm moving the Ti4200 to the backend (eventually).
> How hard will it be to upgrade?  Will I need any new drivers?  It seems
> that the Nvidia unified driver should handle most of it, right?
> Please help me enumerate the steps I'll have to take:
> 1) Update the xorg.conf file
> 2) ???
> Also, is there anything I should do _BEFORE_ installing the new card?

In all likelihood, you won't have to change anything, assuming your
NVidia driver version supports the FX5200.  I did just that sort of
replacement on my frontend, and it just worked.

Carl Fongheiser

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