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From: Peter Haworth <pmh@××××××××××××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] hal, how to chose between nvidia and nv
Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2009 11:17:21
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] hal, how to chose between nvidia and nv by "Jesús Guerrero"
1 On Wed, 04 Nov 2009 11:52:45 +0100, =?UTF-8?Q?Jes=C3=BAs_Guerrero?= wrote:
2 > On Wed, 4 Nov 2009 11:08:26 +0100, Arnau Bria <arnau@×××××××××.net> wrote:
3 > > Am Iworng or my xorg uses nv driver? if so, how may I force hal to use
4 > > nvidia driver? what about dri module? why is it failling to load it?
5 >
6 > This is only one of the reasons (only one of them) why hal in X is as
7 > useless as it can get: if you use any driver that's not provided by the
8 > Xorg guys then you still need an xorg.conf.
10 True, but it doesn't need much in it. I'm not generally a hal apologist,
11 but I'm quite happy with this as my entire xorg.conf:
13 Section "Device"
14 Identifier "Device0"
15 Driver "nvidia"
16 VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation"
17 EndSection
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Re: [gentoo-user] hal, how to chose between nvidia and nv Arnau Bria <arnau@×××××××××.net>
Re: [gentoo-user] hal, how to chose between nvidia and nv Arnau Bria <arnau@×××××××××.net>