EVGA GeForce 8400 GS (Graphics Card, PCIe 2.0, 1 GB DDR3, PCI-E 2.0, DVI/HDMI/VGA)

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EVGA GeForce 8400 GS (Graphics Card, PCIe 2.0, 1 GB DDR3, PCI-E 2.0, DVI/HDMI/VGA)
Linux compatibility:
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Updated: 04/08/2016 12:07

Review of Linux Compatibility

The EVGA GeForce 8400 GS is a PCI-Express graphics card with PCI ID 10de:10c3

1:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation GT218 [GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3] [10de:10c3] (rev a2)
	Subsystem: eVga.com. Corp. Device [3842:1302]
	Kernel driver in use: nvidia
	Kernel modules: nouveau, nvidia
01:00.1 Audio device [0403]: NVIDIA Corporation High Definition Audio Controller [10de:0be3] (rev a1)
	Subsystem: eVga.com. Corp. Device [3842:1302]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
	Kernel modules: snd_hda_intel

It was successfully tested under Gentoo Linux with kernel version 3.9.7 together with the nvidia driver version 319.23:

nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints kernel.
Disabling lock debugging due to kernel taint
vgaarb: device changed decodes: PCI:0000:01:00.0,olddecodes=io+mem,decodes=none:owns=io+mem
[drm] Initialized nvidia-drm 0.0.0 20130102 for 0000:01:00.0 on minor 0
NVRM: loading NVIDIA UNIX x86 Kernel Module  319.23  Thu May 16 19:04:19 PDT 2013

The 3D acceleration is also supported under Xorg:

(II) NVIDIA GLX Module  319.23  Thu May 16 19:20:06 PDT 2013
Loading extension GLX
(II) LoadModule: "nvidia"
(II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so
(II) Module nvidia: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
	compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.0
	Module class: X.Org Video Driver
(II) NVIDIA dlloader X Driver  319.23  Thu May 16 19:00:26 PDT 2013
...
NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA GPU GeForce 8400GS (GT218) at PCI:1:0:0 (GPU-0)
(--) NVIDIA(0): Memory: 1048576 kBytes
(--) NVIDIA(0): VideoBIOS: 70.18.5f.00.04
(II) NVIDIA(0): Detected PCI Express Link width: 16X

Identified Hardware Configurations (2 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Distribution
Kernel
Rating
Scan Date
Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca 3.13.0-37-generic - 12/01/2016
unknown 3.9.7-gentoo - 06/07/2015

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