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If you followed NVidia's instructions, and you are now getting the logo when you start up XFree86, then it sounds like you've done everything you need to.
Check the log files:
See if there are any error lines (that begin with (EE)) which might say that 3d acceleration isn't working. If there aren't, and you followed the directions and edited your XF86Config file correctly, then you are probably good to go (unless 3D performance is really bad - what kind of video card do you have btw?)
Distribution: Red Hat (8.0, RHEL5,6), CentOS, SuSE (10.x, 11.x, 12.2, 13.2), Solaris (8-10), Tru64, MacOS
Originally posted by subservant
I guess what I need to know is how to change my monitor rez on a gefource 4 ti 4200 runing red hat 8
Click on ``System Settings -> Display''. That'll bring up the graphical tool to tweak your X configuration. Or you can save your current /etc/X11/XF86Config off to the side and re-run ``X -configure''. Then edit the new file and add the nvidia options back in. The first method is easier if all you want to do is change the current resolution. You will have to restart your X session for the change to take effect.
I was trouble shooting when I came across bogus values when I logged on in
in stright shell
Bogus Values returned
Horz Sync : None
Vert Synce: None
this came up when I did redhat-config-xf86 and it turned thouse vales so what I ended up doing is adjusting the vert and hroz syncs by looking up my montor values *I have a gem 17 in LCD* and it fixed my problems
Distribution: ElementaryOS Freya as main, every other ubuntu-based as testing
A problem with Nvidia and Agpgart..
Hmm, I have a problem with Agp too, When I try to run X with agpgart enabled,
(Option "NvAgp" "X", the X either 1 or 2), the display goes f_cked up, I get strange ASCII-shit all over the screen, and end up rebooting..
It doesn't matter if I use nvidias built-in agpgart, or the one that I HAVE compiled as a module. Naturally when I try Nvidia's, I have the agpgart module that came with kernel unloaded...
The only way that my driver works is with "Option "NvAgp" "0", and I want to get it up and running...
(Getting only 2128.600 FPS whit a system of 1,4Ghz Athlon, 1Gig of Ram, udma HD and a G4 Ti 4200... Something Wrong? )
I installed the latest driver for my Nvidia Quadro4 900GLX graphics card. But:
When I enter load glx in that XF86Config file for 3D, it complains that the default color depth is 16. It allows up to 24 bit color depth without 3D acceleration. What is the maximum color depth you could have for 3D?
Also, It does not allow me to change back and forth from 3D acceleration if I use Nvidia driver and glx. the screen goes blank !!