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Bug 15644 - Diamond Viper 550AGP recognized as rivaTNT
Diamond Viper 550AGP recognized as rivaTNT
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-08-07 10:49 EDT by David Balažic
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-07 10:49:57 EDT
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Description David Balažic 2000-08-07 10:49:56 EDT
During GUI install my Diamond Viper 550AGP is recognized as rivaTNT,
alltough the Viper550 is also in the list.
The memory is detected (?) as 256kB , should be 16 MB ( in TUI it is
preset at 8MB ).
It is a TNT based card and it works, but it would be nice to
list it by it's real name.
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-08-08 10:18:38 EDT
As for the card name, that is foremost a convenience for people manually
specifying their cards. As it is a TnT-based card, this is not a bug.

As for the memory detection (done by kudzu), the Nvidia cards doesn't seem to
return the correct values all the time - mostly they seem to return "4 MB" on
this VESA BIOS call no matter what they have.

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