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Old 10-10-2003, 08:13 AM   #1
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Dreaded FX5600

So i finally got my nvidia driver loaded. Had to mount cd in run level 3 and ran the .run file. I still am getting the blank screen thought when I switch it back to run level 5. Am I suppose to edit something else before I can get back to GUI mode?? I know it's gonna be something pretty easy...I just dont know it.
Old 10-10-2003, 09:37 AM   #2
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Don't really know but I though the GUI ran in runlevel 6. Is there much difference between runlevels 3-6?
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Yeah 3 is command line and 6 is log out - as I understand it!
Old 10-10-2003, 10:31 AM   #4
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If blank screen has a command line try:

startx &

also try alt-F7

Just a thought.
Old 10-10-2003, 11:19 AM   #5
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Depending on your distro you might have to run a script to switch to nvidia - for Suse it is switch2_nvidia or something around that lines.
Also check with the xfree config file if it has the line driver "nvidia" in it.


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