F12 nouveau problem?
joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de
Wed Feb 3 06:38:26 UTC 2010
On 02/02/2010 07:16 PM, Andreas M. Kirchwitz wrote:
> Joachim Backes<joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de> wrote:
> > having a *little* problem with nouveau and NVIDIA FX5200 (princeton
> > display, 1280x1024): Under F12, it works OK - but when rebooting to
> > WinXP, the screen is not centered, but shifted a little bit to the left
> > (a small black vertical bar remains rightside). After auto tuning the
> > display in WinXP, and after rebooting to F12, there is the inverse
> > effect (small black vertical bar on the left side).
> Same here. The drivers from Nvidia and from the open source community
> use slightly different settings for screen position. Yes, it's annoying.
> I'm sure that could be changed with ModeLines in xorg.conf, but that
> wouldn't help for KMS. Maybe the developers of the open source drivers
> only use DVI and don't care, or they don't use Windows and never
> noticed the problem.
> > By running my screen with kmod-nvidia-173xx from rpmfusion, I get rid
> > from these problems.
> Sure, then you use Nvidia's driver with both operating systems.
> They use the same settings for screen position of course.
> Nvidia's downloadable driver for Windows allows you to shift the
> screen. That's the easiest solution of you use this drivers.
thx for this hint: I'll install the most recent Nvidia driver in XP
and check that together with the F12 nouveau driver.
> If you use the Nvidia driver that comes with Windows then I don't
> know if it's possible to modify the screen position.
> Greetings, Andreas
Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>
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