references online indicate if you're having trouble with nvidia chipsets with Knoppix, then use the boot command:
knoppx nomodeset xmodule=nv
How does one do that with a live cd?
The problem I'm trying to resolve is banding or stripes on the gui objects like the menus and some windows.
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NVIDIA GeForce 6100 GPU, On Board Graphic Max. Memory Share Up to 256MB