Solving Display Problems With Some NVIDIA Chipsets After Installing Slackware 13.37 or SalixOS 13.37

Posted by caitlyn on Apr 6, 2012 6:48 AM EDT
O'Reilly Community; By Caitlyn Martin
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Slackware 13.37 and SalixOS 13.37, like most current Linux distributions, use the Open Source nouveau driver by default if an NVIDIA graphics chipset is detected. Nouveau works well with most NVIDIA graphics cards and chipsets but by no means all of them. In some cases the hardware detection works as it should but misconfigures X.org. In other cases, particularly older, legacy chipsets and very new chipsets, the hardware simply is unsupported.

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