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Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2002 10:30:06 -0300
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Subject: Re: rhide, gcc, xp and buggy video
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deckerben wrote:

> > GeForce BIOSes fails to implement the VGA save/restore service and it
> > generates really annoying problems with RHIDE.
> This is a problem. Is there anywhere a person can download a list of modern
> software that isn't Microsoft-brainwashed (that is, they officially support
> BIOS and drivers for platforms/environments OTHER than exclusively making
> Microsoft gooey drivers, just so a man has a chance to see what i386
> Linux/SCO/DOS/Solaris/etc options he still has left) ?

That's a complex issue, nVidia supports Linux, you can get a driver from their
site. But looks like they messed something in the GeForce BIOSes. Some time
ago Matrox boards had the same problem and was fixed.


Salvador Eduardo Tropea (SET). (Electronics Engineer)
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