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> Nvidia Accelerated Driver Problems, startx freezes
StevenMig
post Feb 29 2004, 10:03 PM
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I installed the latest linux drivers, and when change the driver line in the XF86Config file to "nvidia" (from "nv") startx freezes. I have looked in the readme for the Nvidia drivers, and nothing there helps me. I have let the computer sit to see if it was just frozen, and it didn't work. I can hit ctrl-alt-del to restart though. The only way for me to use X windows system is to change the driver line to nv and when i do that no opengl progs work. I am running Red Hat 9 and I do have onboard that has cause problems on with Windows (and is detected at startup every once in awhile).
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hughesjr
post Mar 2 2004, 09:29 PM
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When you use the nv driver there is no GLX .... that is what makes the 3D stuff work!

use the command lspci and post any results related to video. Similar to this:

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV11 [GeForce2 MX/MX 400] (rev b2)

post the Section "Device" section for your video card....here is mine
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Section "Device"
       Identifier  "Videocard0"
       Driver      "nvidia"
       VendorName  "Videocard vendor"
       BoardName   "NVIDIA GeForce FX (generic)"
       BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection


If you have more than 1 Section "Device" section, we may need to put the BusID in the XF86Config file for both cards...


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