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Nvidia 8400 GS

Postby JF007 on Thu Dec 03, 2009 8:55 am

Hi, I am running Linux Mint on my laptop inside virtual box but it doesn't detect my graphics card, Nvidia 8400 GS, I downloaded envy but all drivers had a red cross so I assume that meant they wasn't compatible.

Is there any way to get the correct drivers for this card installed?
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Re: Nvidia 8400 GS

Postby JF007 on Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:53 am

Anyone have any ideas or point me in the right direction?
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Re: Nvidia 8400 GS

Postby markcynt on Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:30 am

If I'm not mistaken Virtualbox doesn't use your actual graphics card but pulls from your RAM for video memory and then uses a generic driver inside the virtual environment.
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Re: Nvidia 8400 GS

Postby JF007 on Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:57 am

ok, thanks, is there any way to get visual effects enabled (not important but would be nice) as it doesnt work, says cannot be enabled.
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Re: Nvidia 8400 GS

Postby markcynt on Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:02 am

That I don't know.

I only use VB to run Windows.
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Re: Nvidia 8400 GS

Postby JF007 on Fri Dec 04, 2009 6:33 pm

Ok mate, well thanks for replying anyway.
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Re: Nvidia 8400 GS

Postby markcynt on Sat Dec 05, 2009 7:20 am

Judging from the lack of replies it's not possible, which is what I figured anyway.

VB graphics abilities are limited.
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