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From: Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] New monitor problems. < sighs >
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 08:42:52
1 Hi again,
3 For those mot up to date. I built a new rig that has a Nvidia GT220
4 card in it. I bought a brand new monitor this morning, a LG W2253, and
5 it worked one time. I had to reboot to move some things around and when
6 I rebooted, the GUI doesn't come up. The BIOS screen shows up and I can
7 see the services start up as well but when it switches to vt7, it just
8 has a little blinking cursor at the top.
10 This is a grep of the log:
12 root@smoker / # cat /media/disk/files/Xorg.0.log | grep EE
13 [ 2081.047] Current Operating System: Linux fireball 2.6.36-gentoo-r4
14 #15 SMP PREEMPT Mon Dec 13 01:15:13 CST 2010 x86_64
15 (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
16 [ 2081.048] (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
17 [ 2081.057] (EE) Failed to load module "dri" (module does not exist, 0)
18 [ 2081.057] (EE) Failed to load module "dri2" (module does not exist, 0)
19 [ 2082.101] (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to obtain a shared memory
20 identifier: Function not
21 [ 2082.101] (EE) NVIDIA(0): implemented
22 [ 2082.118] (EE) NVIDIA: Failed to load module "dri2" (module does not
23 exist, 0)
24 [ 2082.120] (EE) Failed to initialize GLX extension (Compatible NVIDIA
25 X driver not found)
26 root@smoker / #
28 I have tried X -configure, Xorg -configure and nvidia-xconfig and none
29 of them do any better. I also did a emerge -e all the way up to
30 nvidia-driver as well then reconfiged everything. Still no joy. I'm
31 not going to mention all the reinstalls of the nvidia drivers and
32 different versions I tried.
34 I attached my xorg.conf file too. I can send the whole xorg.log file if
35 needed. Oh, I always get the dri load error. I also used eselect to
36 switch to nvidia's opengl to, many times.
38 Could it be something weird with the card maybe? This is monitor two
39 that has issues with it.
41 I have a ATI card handy. If someone knows of a idiot proof guide I
42 could follow. You know, one that you used and are confident it will
43 work if followed. I don't have much hair left right now. :-(
45 Just for fun, I got a Mandriva install CD and booted it up and even
46 installed it on a spare drive. After the install, it boots just like
47 Gentoo does. I can see the BIOS, the services and such but when it
48 switches to vt7, just a blinking cursor.
50 This new rig is turning into a nightmare. No wonder I waited almost 8
51 years. lol
53 Thoughts? Ideas? Suggestions, other than jumping in the creek.
55 Dale
57 :-) :-)


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Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-user] New monitor problems. < sighs > Helmut Jarausch <jarausch@××××××××××××××××.de>
Re: [gentoo-user] New monitor problems. < sighs > Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
Re: [gentoo-user] New monitor problems. < sighs > meino.cramer@×××.de
Re: [gentoo-user] New monitor problems. < sighs > Adam Carter <adamcarter3@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-user] New monitor problems. < sighs > Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@×××××.com>