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From: Per-Erik Westerberg <per-erik.westerberg@...>
Subject: Re: Nvidia Geforce 4 ti 4400
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 08:22:42 +0200
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.
> 
> Steve

Hi,

Also make sure that the kernel is not compiled with DRI enabled.

  / Per-Erik


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