Bug 197792 - Make the Nvidia FX 550 use the VESA driver
Summary: Make the Nvidia FX 550 use the VESA driver
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: hwdata   
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Karsten Hopp
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Blocks: 176344 198694
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Reported: 2006-07-06 13:43 UTC by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHEA-2007-0231
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-05-01 17:49:09 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
hwdata-quadro-fx-550-use-vesa.patch (1.62 KB, patch)
2006-07-06 13:43 UTC, Bastien Nocera
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHEA-2007:0231 normal SHIPPED_LIVE hwdata enhancement update 2007-05-01 17:48:22 UTC

Description Bastien Nocera 2006-07-06 13:43:12 UTC

The "Nvidia FX 550" requires the VESA driver to work properly, the nv driver on
that card hangs the machine hard.

Patch below.

Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2006-07-06 13:43:14 UTC
Created attachment 131995 [details]

Comment 2 Florian La Roche 2006-07-25 16:41:41 UTC
Please submit pci.ids upstream on sf.net, then this should be ok to go in.


Florian La Roche

Comment 3 Rogelio Noriega 2006-08-10 12:39:23 UTC
The Current SF device entry (014c) for the FX 550 is incorrect I've sumbitted 
the correct ID (014d)

Comment 10 Charles Rose 2006-11-30 10:34:18 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> Please submit pci.ids upstream on sf.net, then this should be ok to go in.

sf.net now has the correct entry now:
10de:014d: NV18GL [Quadro FX 550]

> regards,
> Florian La Roche

Comment 12 Samuel Benjamin 2007-02-14 23:37:34 UTC
Fixed in hwdata-0.146.24.  Dell is requesting test package.

Comment 15 Issue Tracker 2007-04-19 22:08:19 UTC
A fix for this issue has been included in RHEL4.5. Please test the Release
Candidate of RHEL4.5, which was released today to Partners, and let us know
if the problem is resolved. The Release Candidate can be downloaded from


Internal Status set to 'Waiting on Customer'
Status set to: Waiting on Client
Resolution set to: 'RHEL 4.5'

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Comment 16 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-05-01 17:49:09 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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