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In XFree.n.log n specifies the display number of the X server
you have used two config files "/etc/X11/XF86Config-4"
and "/etc/X11/XF86Config.test" so the two displays
i will check out your log file and will tell you what i think
wait a while
Well you got lucky today
I don't think you can get a quick reply everyday
1.First don't use runlevel 5
instead use runlevel 3
to do this
edit the /etc/inittab file
beside the id it should be 5 so change it to 3
2.also disable apm(if the first did not worked)
by appending boot parameter apm=no to your current config
3.if the above two also do not work
disable AGP(well you cannot have 3d)
the easy way to do this is through mcc
4.decrease the default resolution to about 800*600 and see if it works
Apparently there are lot of glitches using nvidia in linux
5.if you have the old driver (nv) try this too,maybe it will work