FC3T2 and XComposite

Harald Hoyer harald at redhat.com
Wed Sep 29 10:27:34 UTC 2004

Alexander Volovics wrote:
> Nvidia and Xcomposite NOT working for me and I will post to bugzilla
> later. 

Do not do that! Neither the Xcomposite tool nor the Nvidia driver are 
from us.

> This is on a Dell i8100 with the GeForce 2 GO card and xcompmgr from cvs.
> First of all the contortions to get nvidia running:
> revert to the 2.6.8-1.541 kernel, modprobe nvidia, and the complaint 
> from the nvidia-installer about 'rivafb' contained in kernel (???) with
> possible resulting instability due to 2 drivers being loaded. 

And? Blame Nvidia.

> Under gnome starting xcompmgr shows almost no effects, independent
> ot the xcompmgr setup used. The only consistent 'effect' is a green
> border around windows. xcompmgr -n causes a corruption of the the
> top blue bar on windows (default gnome theme). 
> Whatever the measly effects produced the overal result is constant
> freezes and great instability. Opening menus from the redhat icon
> consitently produces freezes necessitating a battery removal to
> shutdown.
> Alexander

Which driver version of nvidia do you have?

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