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  1. [xubuntu] Re: Nouveau driver fails to load, monitor resolutions limited

    Thanks for the suggestion jp734. I have looked at Slitaz, but like Puppy I have not loaded either yet. I'll dig a bit further to see if they support a video driver other than nouveau or vesa, as the...
  2. [xubuntu] Re: Nouveau driver fails to load, monitor resolutions limited

    Well, I figured that I might run into some dead ends on this project so it's not too surprising. The interesting part is that TinyCore running with XVesa provides full display resolution support,...
  3. [xubuntu] Re: Nouveau driver fails to load, monitor resolutions limited

    Well, that's the $64k question. I assumed such based on Windows Device Manager and Display Properties indicating it is an nvidia riva tnt nv4, and Everest output this:

    --------[ EVEREST Home...
  4. [xubuntu] Re: Nouveau driver fails to load, monitor resolutions limited

    Thanks for the reply VinDSL. I have checked this, and to be sure I ran it again per your instructions. Nothing comes up using " | egrep 'blacklist nouveau' ". To be sure, I ran the command with just...
  5. [xubuntu] Re: Nouveau driver fails to load, monitor resolutions limited

    Thank you for the reply, but I have tried that already to no avail. As a further test this evening, I created a new xorg.conf file in the attempt to force vesa to utilize the 1280x1024 setting. The...
  6. [xubuntu] Re: Nouveau driver fails to load, monitor resolutions limited

    Quite legit. The setup is 640 MB of SDRAM, and as I indicated runs well for the most part. I am not trying to do any 3D work or video playback - merely a separate work and browsing machine from my...
  7. [xubuntu] Nouveau driver fails to load, monitor resolutions limited

    Greetings from a first time Linux installer.

    I recently decided to try running an old piece of hardware using Linux, and after research and some testing I settled on xubuntu 12.04.2. The system is...
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