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Sat Apr 8 15:26:35 UTC 2006
Jörn Rink wrote:
> Am Fri, 07 Apr 2006 23:07:44 -0600
> hat andrew <fedora at tolboe.org> (andrew) folgendes geschrieben:
>> My xorg.conf is using nvidia for the device driver and I have Load
>> "glx" and Load "dri" in my modules section (among other things).
>> Here is the odd part and maybe this is the root of the problem but I
>> had to symlink /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so to
>> /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so to just get X to start
>> up. But still no glx support.
> first of all, have you compiled the NVidia driver? and which driver?
> Here i compiled the 8178 driver. I have to compile it, that means,
> download the driver, change the file to 777 and execute it.
> The driver itself compiles and installs, and as i remember correctly,
> it changes the xorg.conf.
> After compiling it, there must be a nvidia.ko module
> under /lib/modules/yourkernel/extra/nvidia
> and an entry in /etc/modprobe.conf.
> The module has to be loaded, you can check this with lsmod | grep -i
> Your xorg.conf file must have these entries:
> Section "Module"
> Load "dbe"
> Load "extmod"
> Load "fbdevhw"
> Load "record"
> Load "freetype"
> Load "type1"
> Load "glx"
> AND NO DRI ENTRY !!!
> and this entry:
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Videocard0"
> Driver "nvidia"
> VendorName "Videocard vendor"
> BoardName "nVidia Corporation NV40 [GeForce 6800 GT]"
> The driver has to be nvidia, not nv
> Remember, the nvidia driver only compiles in runlevel 3, no X should
> Good Luck
> Jörn Rink
Thx! I forgot about the modprobe.conf however lsmod does not work.
What package does that come in?
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