NVIDIA driver *taints* kernel???
dalive at flashmail.com
Wed Jan 19 04:20:29 UTC 2005
Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Michael Cobb writes:
>> I have the same problem on a Opteron based FC-2 box with an Nvidia
>> card. I set runlevel 3, execute startx, and look at a blank screen. I
>> been working on this problem for 2 weeks. So far no love from fedora!
> Good luck getting NVidia working on an Opteron. Their closed source
> driver is 32-bit only. It won't be easy to shoehorn it into a 64bit
> kernel. Even if it's possible at all.
> There are many graphics cards with reliable, open source, native x.org
> drivers. I suggest that you pick one, and support the vendors that
> support open source.
Out of curiousity, such as?
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