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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"
On Wed, 04 Nov 2009 11:52:45 +0100, =?UTF-8?Q?Jes=C3=BAs_Guerrero?= wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Nov 2009 11:08:26 +0100, Arnau Bria <arnau@×××××××××.net> wrote: > > Am Iworng or my xorg uses nv driver? if so, how may I force hal to use > > nvidia driver? what about dri module? why is it failling to load it? > > This is only one of the reasons (only one of them) why hal in X is as > useless as it can get: if you use any driver that's not provided by the > Xorg guys then you still need an xorg.conf.
True, but it doesn't need much in it. I'm not generally a hal apologist, but I'm quite happy with this as my entire xorg.conf: Section "Device" Identifier "Device0" Driver "nvidia" VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation" EndSection -- Peter Haworth pmh@××××××××××××××××××××.com "It's about time we got some GUI sugar to add to the bitter black hotness of our terminal windows. I like my terminals like my women: VT100 compatible with Tektronix extensions" -- NTK 2004-09-17 This email (and attachments) are confidential and intended for the addressee(s) only. If you are not the intended recipient please notify the sender, delete any copies and do not take action in reliance on it. Any views expressed are the author's and do not represent those of IOP, except where specifically stated. IOP takes reasonable precautions to protect against viruses but accepts no responsibility for loss or damage arising from virus infection. For the protection of IOP's systems and staff emails are scanned automatically.” Institute of Physics Registered in England under Registration No 293851 Registered Office: 76/78 Portland Place, London W1B 1NT


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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>