Thinking ahead to avoid Linux Driver problem..

By teradost
Mar 14, 2007
  1. I'm building a desktop for Suse 10.2, Fedora w/ Apache, and Win XP. I am about purchase a eVGA 6800 GS video card, and wanted to see if anyone knew about driver issues (or video card issues in general) with linux.
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,818   +370

    It will ship with generic drivers, you'll have to get the real ones from nvidia. There are countless tutorials on how to do this.

    Probably Here or Here is where you should look.
  3. teradost

    teradost TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 37

    Thanks for the links
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 9,431

    All video cards will Just Work with VESA drivers, so getting it to work is a non-issue.

    You need to worry about drivers if you want some fancy hardware acceleration or something like a dual-screen setup.
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