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einstein89
26th January 2008, 12:05 PM
I have Nvidia Geforce 6300 nforce 430
graphic card on Asus
i installed Fedora 8
i observed tht it detects its own driver
nv - nvidia ....................................
so it knows my card
but when i activate desktop effects
it says it couldnt do so
pls help me some one
also i dont have internet at my home
so pls give some way so tht i can take some rpms home and simply install them
to enable desk efects

bob
26th January 2008, 12:33 PM
Firewing1 (Stewart Adam) is the developer. Here's his site and details on kmod nvidia's: http://www.firewing1.com/content/view/64/36/ However, since you don't have the internet, you may have an older kernel that is no longer supported by one of the existing kmods. In that case, you'd probably have to go to the Nvidia site: http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us and follow their download instructions.

By the way, your title for your post is not descriptive (see the Guidelines). In the future, it will help if you give more details on what you're looking for. For instance, "Need Nvidia Drivers - No Internet" might have been better.

TomasM
26th January 2008, 01:42 PM
In case you haven't already tried this; apologies if you have:

An easier way than going through the nVidia website might be to download a couple of packages from the Livna repository. You can find RPMs for Fedora 8 at http://livna-dl.reloumirrors.net/fedora/8/ .

Go to the subdirectory for your type of machine (e.g. i386 (http://livna-dl.reloumirrors.net/fedora/8/i386/) ), find and download the appropriate versions of these RPMs:

kmod-nvidia
xorg-x11-drv-nvidia

and install them in that order. Hopefully, all other dependencies would already be installed and up to date.

forkbomb
26th January 2008, 03:49 PM
In case you haven't already tried this; apologies if you have:

An easier way than going through the nVidia website might be to download a couple of packages from the Livna repository. You can find RPMs for Fedora 8 at http://livna-dl.reloumirrors.net/fedora/8/ .

Go to the subdirectory for your type of machine (e.g. i386 (http://livna-dl.reloumirrors.net/fedora/8/i386/) ), find and download the appropriate versions of these RPMs:

kmod-nvidia
xorg-x11-drv-nvidia

and install them in that order. Hopefully, all other dependencies would already be installed and up to date.

Unfortunately, the OP said "also i dont have internet at my home". Might be a little tough to ensure one has picked the correct kmod for the kernel.

TomasM
26th January 2008, 03:52 PM
so pls give some way so tht i can take some rpms home and simply install them
to enable desk efects
einstein89, are you able to access the internet somewhere else and download a couple of RPMs?

Edit:

Might be a little tough to ensure one has picked the correct kmod for the kernel.
Sorry Tom (tjvanwyk), now I know what you mean. What's your kernel version, einstein89?

einstein89
27th January 2008, 12:31 PM
thanx guys
i guessed the kmod thing
also xorg-nvidia..
also got NVIDIA-Linux-........pkg1.run
from nvidia
installed it
made changes in xorg.conf
and tht worked
thanx a lot guys

einstein89
27th January 2008, 12:36 PM
my friend has
acer aspire 4720z notebook
i installed fedora 8
but the sound driver is not workin

TomasM
27th January 2008, 02:09 PM
You're welcome - good to hear that everything works.

I know little about sound drivers sorry, and people who do might not read this thread. I suggest you start a new thread, with something like "Sound driver doesn't work on acer aspire 4720z with F8" as the title.