Bug 16837 - Support for GeForce2 Cards
Support for GeForce2 Cards
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-08-23 20:59 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-23 20:59:31 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-23 20:59:30 EDT
It would be great it Redhat v. 7.0 could auto-detect GeForce2 cards and configure XFree86 appropriately.

If this is not possible, it would be nice if at least the required kernel module and nvidia driver be included in the distribution.  (nv_drv.o in XFree86 
4.01 does not work for the GeForce2).
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2000-08-24 09:26:02 EDT
As far as we can tell, GeForce2 card auto-detection is working in the current
snapshots for the next release.  If you find this is not the case when the final
product is available, feel free to re-open this defect.  I believe it works now;
thanks for reporting this!
Comment 2 George Karabin 2000-09-06 13:15:21 EDT
FYI, I just added a new bug, Bug #17290, to track support for GeForce2 variants
like the MX, Ultra, and Quadro 2 Pro. The latest Rawhide appears to support the
vanilla GeForce2, but not its variants. There are a few changes in XFree86 CVS
to recognize the variants. The details are in Bug #17290.

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