[mythtv-users] Noob - FC5 Nvidia driver problems

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu May 18 17:20:51 UTC 2006

On 5/18/06, Steve Mason <SMason at kmss.ca> wrote:
> Hi all. I'm a complete Myth noob, but fairly familiar with Linux. I've
> mainly been doing text mode stuff , firewalls, snort, video
> surveillance, so I'm an X-windows noob as well.
> I'm planning to use Myth on Fedora Core 5, but I'm struggling with the
> Nvidia drivers.  Following the how-to on wilsonet.com (Fedora Core 4)
> I've tried the 2 versions of Nvidia drivers found at atrpms.repo
>  (8178 and 8756) but both versions hang part way through starting X.
> Video card is an Evga GeForce 6200 256mb, Kernel is 2.6.16-1.2111_FC5
> I have read through the list archives, but feel free to flame me if I
> missed something obvious in there :)
> Anyone else using FC5 and Nvidia? What driver did you use? Did you need
> to do anything with the kernel?
> A fairly Linux literate friend of mine went with Sage, so I really need
> to get Myth going to I can rub his nose in it. :)
> I don't *have* to stay with FC5, though I do prefer to. Centos would be
> my second choice if switching distros.

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