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by TomS
Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Problems with booting and shutting down
Replies: 13
Views: 2026

Re: Problems with booting and shutting down

Got it up and running and both monitors and the TV :D took some work but it's all good now! I added the Busid line to the xorg.conf file and rebooted. I must have guessed right because it booted right up. I then had to use the nvidia xserver settings to create the xorg.conf, however it wouldn't save...
by TomS
Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:28 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Problems with booting and shutting down
Replies: 13
Views: 2026

Re: Problems with booting and shutting down

* Report this post * Reply with quote Re: Problems with booting and shutting down New postby newW2 on Mon Jun 15, 2009 9:29 am Sorry to see you still have an issue. Here's something that may help: xorg.conf for 6 monitor setup - using 3 x nvidia cards with 6 20" LCD monitors at 1680x1050 60hz - cre...
by TomS
Sun Jun 14, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Problems with booting and shutting down
Replies: 13
Views: 2026

Re: Problems with booting and shutting down

Well, you can try other distros. When it comes to Linux, usually you have to go with the distro that better suits your pc or notebook. You have to try them and find out which one is the best for your system. I don't know what are the configuration of your system, but I would suggest Debian, which i...
by TomS
Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: NVIDIA with SLI
Replies: 25
Views: 15845

Re: NVIDIA with SLI

Has anyone used this solution with Mint 7? If so were are any changes necessary?

Thanks,

Tom
by TomS
Sun Jun 14, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Problems with booting and shutting down
Replies: 13
Views: 2026

Re: Problems with booting and shutting down

I am having exactly the same problem, it's the NVIDIA driver that's causing the problem. I tried the 180 version and the 173 version and have reinstall Mint 7, 4 times the last time I didn't install the NVIDIA drivers and reboot without a problem but I can't get my second monitor to work I have two ...
by TomS
Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:46 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Grub error 17
Replies: 19
Views: 2300

Re: Grub error 17

Bump...still looking for some help here... I may try a new set of partitions and reinstall this weekend.
TomS
by TomS
Sun Jun 01, 2008 4:23 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Grub error 17
Replies: 19
Views: 2300

Re: Grub error 17

Sammy, I feel your pain :wink: With a one drive system like yours, I would look at the menu.lst file and check the there first. I am novice with Linux, so I won't try to give you to much advice on this. I am sure some of the experts on here will guide you to a simple solution to your issue. If you d...
by TomS
Sat May 31, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Grub error 17
Replies: 19
Views: 2300

Re: Grub error 17

Fred, I hope you're feeling better, I have had back issues and I know how bad they can hurt! Well since we have a new 5.0 RC, I decided to retry a fresh install and I tried to follow some of your partitioning instructions, from the link you posted. I am still getting the error 17 but now I see a dif...
by TomS
Tue May 27, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Grub error 17
Replies: 19
Views: 2300

Re: Grub error 17

I guess Fred is on vacation, I work on this part of this weekend and we through a bunch of tries from several sites and the super grub site and CD...Sad to say no luck :( Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Tom

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