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fre 2004-09-17 klockan 07.49 skrev Stephen P. Becker:
> Luis Rodriguez wrote:
> > Hello Jonathan,
> > I changed nvidia to nv and the desktop looks better now.... I wonder whats
> > wrong!!
> > Luis
> The driver "nv" is the non-3d-accelerated nvidia display driver that
> comes with Xfree/Xorg. The driver "nvidia" is what you use with the
> proprietary, binary-only drivers from NVIDIA.
> If "nvidia" isn't working, it sounds like you haven't properly installed
> your drivers. First, "emerge nvidia-glx" and then "emerge
> nvidia-kernel". Next, "modprobe nvidia" should load the kernel module.
> Finally, "opengl-update nvidia" should adjust lib paths such that the
> binary GL libs from NVIDIA are being used by X.
> If you have done all of this and X still isn't working, something else
> is wrong it would seem. Also, you might try to generate a config file
> by running "X -configure". This typically does a pretty good job of
> autodetecting and creating a xorg.conf.
Also make sure that the kernel is not compiled with DRI enabled.
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