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F18 no support for NV18GL [Quadro NVS 280 SD] (rev c1) video card?

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I have been trying to install F18 on an A7V8Z-x with a NV18GL [Quadro NVS 280 SD] (rev c1) video card. The same configuration is fine with F17, but with F18 after the install and first reboot, the grub screen comes up fine, but then the screen goes grey and in the middle of the screen is a rectangle outlined faintly in white, which I assume is the login box, but no text or other indicators are intelligible. I have tried installing the nvidia drivers from the command line, but also no joy.Has anyone else been able to get F18 to work with this video card, and if so, how.

posted May 15, 2013 by anonymous

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Can you boot to runlevel 3? What does dmesg show you about the card? Can you login via ssh to the system after a reboot and look at the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file?

answer May 15, 2013 by anonymous
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