FC6 Test4 : Desktop effects could not be enabled

Laurent Trillaud laurent at trillaud.com
Mon Oct 16 20:59:06 UTC 2006

alan wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Oct 2006, Laurent Trillaud wrote:
>> I'am still fighting :
>> - with with nvidia driver that don't compile without patch with new 
>> kernel.
> The fix is pretty easy.  Go into 
> /usr/src/kernel/<version>/include/linux and symlink autoconf.h to 
> config.h.
>> - with configuring xorg.conf
> Let the nvidia installer to that. Then go in and remove the entire 
> modules section.
>> But, it's my choice, no problem for me.
>> The problem, will be for regular users, that will download Fedora 
>> Core 6 final release in few days to see the new desktop with AIGLX 
>> and where, at least for nvidia owner, will don't see only "Desktop 
>> effects could not be enabled".
> If they can find it at all.  You have to know to load compiz and you 
> have to dig a little to find where to set it.
I have install the Beryl fork of compiz, and it's working fine now, and 
only with the closed nvidia driver without AIGLX and XGL
Thanks to http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=125275
and all the guys on this list
>> I just hope that this great feature will be available for the mass.
> And not prove to be un-pope-ular?

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