Bug 179527 - xorg.conf set up for NV43 card with vesa driver instead of nv
xorg.conf set up for NV43 card with vesa driver instead of nv
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 173357
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-nv (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
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Blocks: FC5Blocker
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Reported: 2006-01-31 23:56 EST by Ellen Shull
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-03 07:03:01 EST
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Description Ellen Shull 2006-01-31 23:56:31 EST
Description of problem:
Anaconda seemed to detect NV43-based card (PNY GF 6600) properly, but set up
xorg.conf to use vesa driver instead of nv.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda-10.91.4-1.i386.rpm

How reproducible:
Not that bored :P

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Buy GF6600
2.  install FC5T2
3.  don't profit
  
Actual results:
Section "Device"
        Identifier  "Videocard0"
        Driver      "vesa"
        VendorName  "Videocard vendor"
        BoardName   "nVidia Corporation NV43 [GeForce 6600/GeForce 6600 GT]"
EndSection

Expected results:
Section "Device"
        Identifier  "Videocard0"
        Driver      "nv"
        VendorName  "Videocard vendor"
        BoardName   "nVidia Corporation NV43 [GeForce 6600/GeForce 6600 GT]"
EndSection

Additional info:
Did graphical install.  For all I remember I spaced and missed a dialog where I
should have selected nv instead of vesa, but if that's the case it still should
have defaulted to nv.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-02-01 08:32:49 EST
The nv driver package should be including a file that contains a list of PCI ids
it supports.
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2006-02-03 07:03:01 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 173357 ***

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