There are all sorts of instructions as to how to install Kmod-Nvidia on
Fedora, but I thought yum would do a better job of guessing my
configuration (x86_64, 9400 GT) to get the most up-to-date correct package
and getting everything right. So, I just typed:
yum install kmod-nvidia
Now, /etc/X11/xorg.conf looks like this:
# Xorg configuration created by livna-config-display
Option "AIGLX" "on"
Option "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
Option "Composite" "Enable"
The file is only a few minutes old... So, I suppose it's a new config for
the Kmod driver. But the process was so transparent, I can't help but
wonder if all those modifications to the kernel that I read about in the
doc have been made.
If so, why not provide the documentation that all that is needed is to
type the yum command?
The Nouveau driver worked very well and, since I'm not too sure I'll
install 3D, maybe I could have kept it. But my screen kept blanking once
in a while for a few seconds. This happened with my previous computer too
-- it had an old ATI card, the same monitor and a very standard open
source driver for ATI -- but not so often and not for so long: it was just
a quick blank. I thought this might fix the problem.
Also, I intend to install a TV card and, it anything doesn't work, I'm sure
the first suggestion from Nvidia will be to install their driver. As the
material I buy is only on a one week money back guarantee, I prefer to
make sure everything works in advance.
Also, as it often happens when I download new packages, there was a socket
error and a long (~ 1-2 min) halt before another server took over. (I
forgot to save the console screen before I rebooted, but the name
"liberty" was part of it.)
After the installation finished, the rx/tx light of the modem began
flashing very fast as if there was a download occuring... or maybe an
upload if some information on the installation has to be sent back to
rpmfusion or nvidia.
No indication of what was going on appeared onscreen. Is this anything to
be concerned about? Any idea What this transfer was about?
--- On Sat, 7/11/09, gilpel(a)altern.org <gilpel(a)altern.org> wrote:
> From: gilpel(a)altern.org <gilpel(a)altern.org>
> Subject: Getting more juice from a preamp?
> To: fedora-list(a)redhat.com
> Date: Saturday, July 11, 2009, 10:34 PM
> I listen to sound on my system with
> headphones, so I only use the preamp.
> This aft, I was watching this feature on the cause of
> Beethoven's death:
> but the sound is a bit weak. You don't miss anything, but
> you feel you
> have to be very attentive. Maybe they wanted to make you
> feel like you're
> getting deaf yourself :)
> I checked alsamixer, but volume control is maxed out. Is
> there any other
> control somewhere else? Anything in alsactl or pulseaudio,
> for instance?
Try the following:
$ alsamixer -c0
after adjusting those to your preference save your settings with
$ su -c '/sbin/alsactl store'
put in your password and settings should be saved for next reboot, ***unless*** an update(s) breaks your configuration and let us hope that those things don't happen :)
Hi all Fedora users,
I have just joined this list. I am running the latest Fedora but I can't get
my 3C900Combo networking card to work. I can see that the card is installed
but no IP-address is asigned to it and I can't set it. So I think that there
is a bug in that driver. Any other user out there who have a solution for
Best regards and thanks,
I know that is not a specific question about Fedora, but I can't find answer on the kernel mailing list.
Is somebody having server with integrated ATI RAGE XL video card? Is it possible to patch the kernel to support this video card? If I add VGA=791 in my grub.conf, I will have a resolution of 1024x768 which is good, but the display is very slow (especially when the screen is scrolling). If I use I this: "video=aty128fb:1024x768@70" it will not work. I'm using kernel 2.4.22 but I will try 2.6.0-test11 today.
If somebody has a patch, a link or anything else that can help me, it will be appreciated.
Thanks for your help.
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I have two similar PC (old Pentium but workin fine)
In Pc no.1 I upgraded from RH8 to Fedora and it went fine: Soundblaster
is working fine
In Pc no.2 I made a fresh installation but in redhat-sound-config Fedora
doesn't see any card, that was working on Redhat 9 after soundconfig...
Where is the trick?? I assume that my Sounblaster is an old 16...but
fine on a router/firewall.
I've been using a floppy boot disk as reserve if my HD boot fails, But
it appears floppy support as now been removed. Why? Then how can I
create an emergency media that is flexible enough to be updated as required?
My work Fedora 17 64bit box gangs without reason, and I can't track
down issue causing it! When I reboot into Windows 7 32bit it works for
days without any hangs.
This is a company PC so IT installed Windows 7, but I don't use it,
that is why I installed Fedora and use it as my primary desktop.
I'm not some guru sysadmin, but I'm not a newbie, as I have been using
Linux over 10 years as my primary desktop and have few private servers
that I maintain, I have troubleshooted and fixed numerous issues with
mine and friends machines.
My desktop works perfectly for hours, sometime for days, but after
some time (usually 1-2 days) it just freezes. It doesn't matter how
many free memory I have, which apps I'm runnig or which desktop I'm
using. I tried leaving just desktop running with no apps, still
freezes, changed desktops, kde - hangs, gnome 3 - hangs, mate - gangs,
tried leaving multiple apps doing something, still hangs. I ran memory
test utils, memory is working ok. These gangs are driving me nuts!
Is anybody having unexplained hangs with Fedora 16 and 17 64bit? Could
it be some 64bit issue because Windows is 32bit and it works?
How can I troubleshoot what is causing hangs of my machine?
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How do I enable Wireless network,
NetworkManager is disabled.
Wired Network is functioning normal.
I'm sure that all I have to do is enable the Wireless Network.
Module rt2800pci is loading and I can read MAC# of wireless card
# Please read /usr/share/doc/initscripts-*/sysconfig.txt
# for the documentation of these parameters.
In case you missed it (I did), Steam linux beta client is now available
for everyone, and there's a way to get it running on Fedora:
# cd /etc/yum.repos.d
# wget http://spot.fedorapeople.org/steam/steam.repo
# yum install steam
Million thanks to Spot!
In KMail (F17), where is the "Trash" folder? If I select a message and then
click the "Move to Trash" button, where is the message moved to? How do I
recover accidentally deleted messages?
On the sidebar, there is only "inbox," "outbox," and "sent-mail" listed
under Local Folders.