[Mageia-discuss] Glitch with nvidia FX 5500 card driver

AL13N alien at rmail.be
Thu Jan 19 12:37:40 CET 2012

> So then it seemed like it had to be the card. Maybe the card didn't have
> enough memory, was too slow, or I needed a DVI output. I bought a 256MB
> BFG Geforce 6200OC card, and installed it, switching to the DVI port it
> had. MCC detected the card, but I still had to instruct it that I wanted
> to use the proprietary driver. Three packages were installed, and I was
> instructed that I had to reboot before they'd take effect.
> So I rebooted, taking note as I did so that the scrambling problem was
> still there with the new car when it used the old driver. After
> rebooting with the correct driver, the problem disappeared completely.
> All is now well.
> All the above verbiage leads me to now believe that there's something
> wrong with the nvidia FX driver currently in use by Mageia 1. If you've
> stuck with me this far I hope you agree. I thought somebody should know.

this "new driver" what is it? is it, is it different from the one used

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