What Linux distribution has a Live CD with nVidia Graphics support AND nForce network support out of the box?

I need a Linux Live CD that will boot into a GUI supporting at least 1024×768 resolution on an nVidia graphics card, and auto-recognizes nForce4 6150 gigabit ethernet NIC. So far, all of the ones that I try fail one or the other. I’ve tried pendrivelinux, ubuntu, and slax. No love.
I don’t need 3D support, just higher resolution than 800×600 that the other distro’s boot into.
Unfortunately, the control panel applet doesn’t allow higher resolution than 800×600, probably because it always boots with the VESA driver. Why won’t it use the built in nv driver?

3 Responses to What Linux distribution has a Live CD with nVidia Graphics support AND nForce network support out of the box?

  1. inconclusive_conjunction

    1. No distribution ships with the driver included, due to concerns over software freedom.

    2. They start at that resolution because that is the basic minimum supported by almost all computers. The display can be cranked up higher via a control applet on the distribution.

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  2. You boot the Live CD. You install the distro on your computer. You go to the video card manufacturer’s site, download the driver and install it. Then you can choose the resolution you want.

    That’s how Linux works.

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  3. linux mint has some nvidia support built in but not sure how it works I dont evan know for sure if it works from the live Cd might be worth a peek mint is sweet its my first choice every time

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