Linux Help
guides forums blogs
Home Desktops Distributions ISO Images Logos Newbies Reviews Software Support & Resources Linuxhelp Wiki

Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )



Advanced DNS Management
New ZoneEdit. New Managment.

FREE DNS Is Back

Sign Up Now
> xorg.conf.failsafe
horselance
post Aug 26 2008, 09:47 AM
Post #1


Whats this Lie-nix Thing?
*

Group: Members
Posts: 1
Joined: 26-August 08
Member No.: 13,634



Hi ppl.
I am just new to linux and just installed it then wanted to install driver for my Nvidia fx5500. It was hard to learn things but I could install it.
Now Linux cant see my Video Card and start in low resolution mode always. I try to run Nvidia X Server Settings but it says "You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X configuration file (just run `nvidia-xconfig` as root), and restart the X server. "
So I do "nvidia-xconfig" and it says success. And need to restart. But after I restart it still say me to do nvidia-config.

After a few searches I could understand my problem. My xorg.conf.failsafe configure files replaces with xorg.conf file configure and it doesnt even matter because X Server uses Falsafe one instead xorg.conf.

Now I want X Server to run xorg.conf instead of xorg.conf.failsafe. (I tried to replace contents of files but failsafe does return to its default after reboot.)
Any help would be usefull.
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post

Posts in this topic
- horselance   xorg.conf.failsafe   Aug 26 2008, 09:47 AM
- - matt   Which Distribution are you using?   Sep 11 2008, 06:50 AM


Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

 



RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 24th October 2017 - 04:42 AM