Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop

From: Per-Erik Westerberg <per-erik.westerberg@××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Nvidia Geforce 4 ti 4400
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 06:22:46
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Nvidia Geforce 4 ti 4400 by "Stephen P. Becker"
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 -- gentoo-desktop@g.o mailing list