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Re: Debian with GeForce4 MX 440 64 MB

On Sun, Aug 08, 2004 at 01:21:16AM +0100, Paul Nolan wrote:
> Tomy Alarie wrote:
> >Hi, im trying to install my new video card with a fresh installation of 
> >debian. Can anyone give me the steps to do it ?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Tomy
> I have the same card ^_^
> All I did was download the binary driver from www.nvidia.com, then boot 
> up into run level 3 (no X11) and run the install program. You may need 
> the kernel headers installed (depending on your version). Next, run 
> 'dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86', and on the driver menu, change 'nv' 
> to 'nvidia'. Finally, run 'dexconf' to write your new X11 config, and 
> reboot. If it worked, before the login screen you should see a white 
> screen with the nVIDIA logo.

There's a debian package with the nvidia driver.  You should use that
rather than downloading directly from nvidia.  Check out:

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