Winfast PX8600 GTS TDH [ CARD DROPPED ]

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Winfast PX8600 GTS TDH [ CARD DROPPED ]

Postby Dar-es-Salaam on Thu Nov 25, 2010 9:40 am

hi,
i am trying to find a driver for a winfast px8600 gts tdh graphics card for lmde. is their one available or do i have to get another graphics card of simply go back to using windows which i don't want to do.
any help please
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Last edited by Dar-es-Salaam on Wed Feb 16, 2011 5:32 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Winfast PX8600 GTS TDH

Postby richyrich on Thu Nov 25, 2010 10:27 am

I use smxi/sgfxi to find and install my drivers in Mint Debian . . . http://smxi.org/site/install.htm
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Re: Winfast PX8600 GTS TDH

Postby Dar-es-Salaam on Sat Nov 27, 2010 4:07 am

Hi richyrich.

Thanks for the info. I tried what you suggested and accepted what was suggested as a trial run and it totally messed up my system. the only way out that i now is to reinstall LDME and now that wont reinstall either am now back on windows unfortunately until i can sort it out
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Re: Winfast PX8600 GTS TDH

Postby cwsnyder on Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:21 am

If your video card is not supported by the latest nVidia proprietary driver and the generic nVidia driver doesn't support all of the features and/or speed you wanted to get from the card, you are stuck with Windows until enough information is available from nVidia to support the card.

Many peripherals on the 'bleeding edge' of technology don't get the support for GNU/Linux from the manufacturers that Windows and OS X get, because we are perceived as a 'niche' market without many dollars to be gained from giving the support.
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