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Thank you for your reply, rmartine.
I cannot run that script for some reason, I have tried downloading with Mozilla and Konqueror, also tried renaming to bin, didn't work..
Do I have to open it with any program, or just double-clicking?
P.S. I don't even know how to complie, I'm a total newbie.
I finally got it working thanks to a tutorial I found on this forum!
But there's a vertical black empty space on the right side of my monitor now, is this what you meant by "black bar"??
And everything is a bit blurry now.
But I could play TuxRacer!
Yup... that's the black bar I was talking about. If you look around there isn't much info on how to make that thing go away. I have a Toshiba laptop so I'm going to give you the settings for mine. Dells use something a bit different. So.. I hope you're using a Toshiba
You need to add a line to /etc/modules.conf. So cd /etc and vi modules.conf. You need to be root to do this. Look for an alias line. Somewhere in there you should see something that reads either alias blah blah nvidia or NVdriver. It's one of the two.
Like I said above, if you see alias nvidia add options nvidia yadda yadda. If you see NVdriver add options NVdriver yadda yadda
One of the two values (0 or 2) is manufacturer dependent and I can't remember which. Somewhere in the driver manual toward the bottom you can get the value. The line I showed you isn't explained in there very well.
If you don't mind, could you post your display setting?
I'd like to know your Resolution, Color Depth, and Monitor Type.
Everything is blurry no matter what setting I choose after installing NVidia's driver.
Distribution: Red Hat, Debian, now Gentoo and SUSE
Could you guys post your .conf files here? Or send it to me?
I am also trying to configure the nVidia drivers for my
Toshiba laptop and I'm still having problems with the
settings. I followed the tutorial on this forum--great stuff!--
but the settings are incorrect.
I have the Toshiba Satellite 2435-s255
nVidia Ge-Force4 420 Go controller