Sabayon Linux installation + Video card drivers help

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viggahv
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Sabayon Linux installation + Video card drivers help

Post by viggahv » Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:12

I have a BFG 8800 GTS 512 mb video card. When I try to live boot or install linux, it finishes the boot up process then my monitor just turns off. I feel that it is not picking up my video card. Can anyone please advise?

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Re: Sabayon Linux installation + Video card drivers help

Post by xlnagla » Tue Apr 01, 2008 3:02

see if this works - hit f5 when the initial menu pops up and use xdriver=vesa or xdriver=vga, which should make your video card work (though with no desktop acceleration).

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Re: Sabayon Linux installation + Video card drivers help

Post by viggahv » Wed Apr 02, 2008 5:03

Thanks alot that worked. Once I install, should i update to nvidia drivers?

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Re: Sabayon Linux installation + Video card drivers help

Post by joost » Wed Apr 02, 2008 13:03

Yes.
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