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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 3 2004, 06:15 AM
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try setting your BusID like this:

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Section "Device"
    Identifier  "Videocard0"
    Driver      "nv"
    VendorName  "nvidia"
    BoardName   "RIVA TNT2"
    VideoRam    16384
    BusID       "PCI:1:11:0"
EndSection


If that works, try shifting back to nvidia for the driver...


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