Bug 6469 - Can not find video card on a Dell OptiPlex GX1
Can not find video card on a Dell OptiPlex GX1
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: Xconfigurator (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-10-28 12:42 EDT by jdtoussa
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-28 12:42:05 EDT
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Description jdtoussa 1999-10-28 12:42:05 EDT
The GX1 has an integrated video card which can not be
completly disabled. I have a second video card but
Xconfigurator can not see it.  I contacted Dell and they
said that there is no way to completly disable the first
Another concearn of mine is that the second card has
NVIDIA TNT2 chipset, but I have downloaded and installed
XFree86 3.3.5-3, since previous versions did not support
the TNT2, however I still can not run X.

What do I need to do to get Linux to see the TNT2?  There
must be some way because Win98 can see it fine.

Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-10 15:36:50 EDT
You need to configure manually - just specify the true values to Xconfigurator
so it can make a XF86Config file, and set the /etc/X11/X symlink to point to the
correct server. Worst case, you might also have to specify PCI id in the
XF86Config file

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