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Re: Easy as 123 Quick DVD Install with latest nvidia drivers (supports my 7050)
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2007, 11:54:33 pm »
Thanks, TK.  I will give it a try.

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Re: Easy as 123 Quick DVD Install with latest nvidia drivers (supports my 7050)
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2007, 03:04:39 am »
If you are using an additional video card did you disable the on-board  video.
In theory the 6200 should be supported right from the DVD without needing to update the nvidia.

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Re: Easy as 123 Quick DVD Install with latest nvidia drivers (supports my 7050)
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2007, 05:05:40 am »
Did you say Y to update xorg.conf
and Did you say Y to reboot ??


When I do this the wizard starts upon boot.
If you are using an additional video card did you disable the on-board  video.
In theory the 6200 should be supported right from the DVD without needing to update the nvidia.
If you haven't disabled the on-board video I would start there.

You can start the wizard by holding down the shift key when booting at the beeps if you don't have a pc speaker just press and hold the shift button for a few seconds a few times during boot.

If this doesn't work I would try pulling the video card and use the on board video I set mine to 256 mb.
Then try the 123 process again.



Tk, I didn't know how to disable the onboard graphics--but you were right; that was the problem.  In bios I had to set "iGPU Frame Buffer Control" to "Manual" and select "Disable."  I can't believe how many hours I could have saved myself, if I had figured this out sooner!  Thanks!  I got kubuntu 7.04 to load to desktop! woo!

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Re: Easy as 123 Quick DVD Install with latest nvidia drivers (supports my 7050)
« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2007, 05:17:41 pm »
1. Install DVD as normal.

2. Install/run envy .
   On first reboot


At grub prompt
esc to recovery mode

From the # prompt run the follwowing commands
    apt-get update
    wget -c newbielink:http://albertomilone.com/ubuntu/nvidia/scripts/ubuntu/envy_0.9.9-0ubuntu1_all.deb [nonactive]
    dpkg -i envy*
    apt-get install -f
    envy -t

Answer:
    1 install nvidia driver
    y create xorg.conf
    y reboot

3. Run av wizard  as normal



Works great with my new ABit- AN-M2HD :)


Zarec should this go the wiki some where??? ;)

Thank you very much!
This guide worked for me, but with a different problem:
I've bought a new PNY GeForce 6 6200 256MB DDR AGP VGA / TV-Out / DVI-I and didn't get the DVI port working with AVWizard.
Installing Nvidia driver manually after complete LMCE install somehow destroyes AVWizard and didn't let ist start (the often mentioned loop).
With your method the AVWizard came on with DVI support.
This Workaround should get in the Wiki until a fixed version of LMCE is out.

Thanks, BeKli

edit: Sorry, it didn't really work, the AVWizard came up with DVI support because the nv and not nvidia driver was used. In this case UI2 doesn't work...need help...
« Last Edit: December 21, 2007, 05:24:16 pm by BeKli »

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Re: Easy as 123 Quick DVD Install with latest nvidia drivers (supports my 7050)
« Reply #19 on: December 22, 2007, 03:14:21 am »
Do you have the Gforce selected in the webadmin for that MD??

If not try it


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HAIL tkmedia! HAIL! HAIL!
It worked like a charm, my thanks borders to rabies and from now on I'll call you Master of the Universe ;)
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