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im sorry i seem to be seriously misunderstanding you..you want links to the official drivers?
 
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well im taking the modified (or trying seeing as it hsnt been tested yet) drivers that were already made and im adding them to the current drivers than im modifying the default .ini files to include the newely modified ones thats also how im adding card compatability seeing as all i need to do is add device id's and strings that they took out....a quatro is nvidias server class graphics cards like ATI's fireGL line.

I'm extremely skeptical. Though if you somehow manage to get it to work I won't complain.


As for the Quatro, I was actually trying to point out they're not called Quatro but Quadro. And they're not for servers but workstations. Servers generally use chips like ATI's ES1000 (before that some rage chips) and XGI Z7/Z9.
 

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o ya sry i kinda cant spell thnx for pointing it out im kinda skeptical too but hey worth a shot though right? i mean they did it b4. I also used the wrong termanology b4 as well i ment workstation you know like cad work etc.


EDIT it will take about 20min for the 174's to finish uplaoding though if you want the address and log in and pass the XP 32bits are done.

EDIT2 dan remember to wish me a happy b-day tomarrow i love you w0ot!
 
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im sorry i seem to be seriously misunderstanding you..you want links to the official drivers?

LOL, no, I have the of 174 drivers.

To avoid full driver upload, the idea was, for you just upload the hacked files.;)

EDIT it will take about 20min for the 174's to finish uplaoding though if you want the address and log in and pass the XP 32bits are done.

For XP 32, need to install it on other HDD.:(
 
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ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo i see ya im like 50% done i dont think im going to do that though :( it will be around 15min do you want the log in and pass now just cause? im going to be gone here pretty quick gonna do something with the GF tonight my b-day is tomarrow so im kinda just winding down :) ill edit the first post with the log in etc
 

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Maybe Sol had to recompile everything, aGeoM. :)

If this works,I miss my 8600GT :( Not doubting your skillz Sol.
 
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ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo i see ya im like 50% done i dont think im going to do that though :( it will be around 15min do you want the log in and pass now just cause? im going to be gone here pretty quick gonna do something with the GF tonight my b-day is tomarrow so im kinda just winding down :) ill edit the first post with the log in etc


Happy b-day, :toast: get out of here and go party with your GF :slap:
 

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Happy b-day, :toast: get out of here and go party with your GF :slap:

lol kk man well its gonna take bout 7min till 174's complete but the xp 32's are available for right now remember to tell me if these work if you get an error i need a print screen with the details tab open th nx guys ill try for ya but im not garenteeing anything im out have fun :) ENJOY
 
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lol kk man well its gonna take bout 7min till 174's complete but the xp 32's are available for right now remember to tell me if these work if you get an error i need a print screen with the details tab open th nx guys ill try for ya but im not garenteeing anything im out have fun :) ENJOY

What's the point of testing without a report.;)


Still here!.. :slap:

EDIT: Got in downloading now...

EDIT 2: Gonna force install...



EDIT 3: No 7800GT support...



EDIT 4: Forced 9600GT install...



EDIT 5: Installed 2 GPU, reboot...



EDIT 6: Ok, I went to 169.25 (7800 official), then forced 174 install, same above errors, but have NVControl panel now...

 
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UPDATE

Windows XP x86 + 2x7800GT + 790FX



:ohwell: Didn't work :(

If you have that old drivers, I can check if works on my 790FX mobo.

Thanks for trying anyway.

Enjoy your day :) :toast:
 
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You know how hard that is to do. :laugh:

If you got those drivers running stable on Crysis with a X38/X48 I would say make a paypal donate button on the page with the files. If they worked I know I would donate at least $100 to the cause. I bet alot of other people would donate some aswell.

More power to ya! :)
 

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ill work on them sorry for the wasted time i just dont have the rig to test them on ill work on it
 

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Happy birthday Sol. Why dont you try the drivers that were initial released with the 9800GX2?
 

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the 174.93's will be tested im just trying some diff things right now but its my b-day so im not sure how much ill work on it today. Its actually kinda hard so the time ill need to devote will be at least a couple hours but i dont know if ill do that today maybe tonight
 

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UPDATE

Windows XP x86 + 2x7800GT + 790FX



:ohwell: Didn't work :(

If you have that old drivers, I can check if works on my 790FX mobo.

Thanks for trying anyway.

Enjoy your day :) :toast:

ok ill work on it ill tryadding support again for new cards on old drivers thats my first task as hacking the new drivers is more difficult than adding support for the old ones.
 

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well im taking the modified (or trying seeing as it hsnt been tested yet) drivers that were already made and im adding them to the current drivers than im modifying the default .ini files to include the newely modified ones thats also how im adding card compatability seeing as all i need to do is add device id's and strings that they took out

the old drivers dont have support for all the recent gpus. its not just a matter of adding new device ids.

the only way you can approach this is by reverse engineering the driver, understanding its code, finding where the check is if sli can be enabled and remove that check. maybe an actual nvidia chipset with certain features is really required for sli operation, for current gpu generations this has never been investigated.

good luck. dont expect "a few hours" to get this done

if it works, be ready to face the wrath of nvidia's legal department
 
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the old drivers dont have support for all the recent gpus. its not just a matter of adding new device ids.

the only way you can approach this is by reverse engineering the driver, understanding its code, finding where the check is if sli can be enabled and remove that check. maybe an actual nvidia chipset with certain features is really required for sli operation, for current gpu generations this has never been investigated.

good luck. dont expect "a few hours" to get this done

if it works, be ready to face the wrath of nvidia's legal department

Perhaps I'm just being a retard but isn't there another way? Fooling the drivers that a supported chipset is being used? Theoretically speaking of course. If it was anyway near easy it would have been done already.
 

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well they had managed to do it with 87.25's and i had read a thread over at vr zone i think were they added support for cards by adding device strings and modifying what registry entries are entered and a bunch of ppl it seems got it to work...but their are some driver discrepencies in the ini file of the new ones so its totally possible i wrote it in wrong or in the wrong spot which is causing these errors so im going to do one stage at a time. I know that it will be pretty hard i was talking about a couple hours to atleast remake the ini file with absolutely no garentee it will even work then...im going to try though no sense in giving up gives me something to do anyway.
 
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ill work on them sorry for the wasted time i just dont have the rig to test them on ill work on it

No sorry here, it's not wasted time.

BTW it also gave me the power error, like if I didn't connect the power cable to the GFX card. Witch I did obviously.
 

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Solaris, If others did have the ability to have right now sli, they'd help no matter what. Its a trial and error sort of thing. Your an extreme modder, I'll never say that is a lie, just know that even if your trial and error don't work at the first time, try try again. We'll all ways be behind your back on anything you do man! It takes time.

I do say good luck, and If I can get a second card in here, I'd help ya man.
 

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thnx man i appreciate it im doing all of this just to help ppl out this is what a community does i do it all on my personal time at home on my computer it isnt a job just more of a hobby. I have a decompiloer now so now its time for the hard work i might not get much done today i have plans but maybe im not sure. thnx for the support. its hard for me to test as well thr biggest reason is i have an sli supported mobo so mod or no it will work for me @aGEOm try re downloading the 174's they worked for me i just want to make sure you downlaoded the whole file as i was uplaoding it while i was talking about it so i just want to make sure you got the whole version
 
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Good luck solaris!

If you get this working, i might consider getting another 8800gts and help with testing :D
 

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thnx man i appreciate it im doing all of this just to help ppl out this is what a community does i do it all on my personal time at home on my computer it isnt a job just more of a hobby. I have a decompiloer now so now its time for the hard work i might not get much done today i have plans but maybe im not sure. thnx for the support. its hard for me to test as well thr biggest reason is i have an sli supported mobo so mod or no it will work for me @aGEOm try re downloading the 174's they worked for me i just want to make sure you downlaoded the whole file as i was uplaoding it while i was talking about it so i just want to make sure you got the whole version

I say man, take the day off, regroup and start fresh tomorrow. Your doing a stand up job with all the teachings you have shown us in the past. I don't have a feeling what so ever that you can't get this to work!

Have fun with your girl and her family. You do deserve it man!!!
 
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thnx man i appreciate it im doing all of this just to help ppl out this is what a community does i do it all on my personal time at home on my computer it isnt a job just more of a hobby. I have a decompiloer now so now its time for the hard work i might not get much done today i have plans but maybe im not sure. thnx for the support. its hard for me to test as well thr biggest reason is i have an sli supported mobo so mod or no it will work for me @aGEOm try re downloading the 174's they worked for me i just want to make sure you downlaoded the whole file as i was uplaoding it while i was talking about it so i just want to make sure you got the whole version

OK man, need swap OS, give me a couple min.

EDIT: Downloading now, the Rar file have the same size, I have here.

EDIT 2: Same as before, no 7800gt support, forced install at 9800GTX, same error reported.

 
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Perhaps I'm just being a retard but isn't there another way? Fooling the drivers that a supported chipset is being used? Theoretically speaking of course. If it was anyway near easy it would have been done already.

the basic approach is the same. you need to identify the piece of code that determines what a supported chipset is and then fake the info. since it's incredibly hard to really fake device ids, bypassing the check seems like the more viable option to me. i may be wrong though
 
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