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Re: Problems etc. when installing pure64

Philipp Frauenfelder <pfrauenf@debian.org> writes:

> - I have the following graphics card:
>   0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX 5200] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
>         Subsystem: LeadTek Research Inc.: Unknown device 53c3
>         Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 248, IRQ 16
>         Memory at fb000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
>         Memory at f0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
>         Expansion ROM at faf00000 [disabled] [size=128K]
>         Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 2
>         Capabilities: [44] AGP version 3.0
>   and a "Eizo FlexScan L767" with a DVI cable. The monitor only
>   showed green or purple or blue snow instead of a gdm login
>   screen after installing xserver-xfree86. I had to install the
>   binary driver from NVidia to get a usable picture under X. The
>   text console worked from the beginning. I have only hacked the
>   nvidia-graphics-drivers source package to build it for amd64
>   (including the driver from NVidia) but would be willing to
>   share this with other if there is interest.

Please send a patch to the BTS, easiest with "reportbug -A patch


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