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The problem is when I uncomment the lines Option RenderAcell, AllowGLXWithComposite, and Composite Enable. At first KDM would freeze before I could input a username or password, so I seting up KDE to do an automatic log in. Now I can run KDE with a noticable difference, but it will still freeze if I launch certain apps (KDE Control Center, for example). Does anyone know why enabling renderaccel would freeze KDE? Even if the only line I uncomment is the "Option" "RenderAccel", it will still freeze.
Is this a known bug with the latest NVidia drivers?
I don't get the same response as that i.e. I've got the same section in my xorg.conf, but if I actually try to use anything too fancy like shadows and translucency the graphics memory of my card struggles like hell and slows down making anything graphic vvv slow on the screen redraws and similar so I just switched off.
I got as far as considering a new graphics card with more memory (current geforce 4 mx420 has 64 megs) - but I'm too lazy to get any further (oh and the screens did look smart as hell with the shadows and translucency switched on - but it was taking like anything from 5 to 30 seconds to reload/redraw the next screen).
Hey thanks for the reply, but as far as I can tell, even with translucency and shadows enabled, KDE still performs OK. The only problem so far is that KDE will crash when opening up the Control Centre, and I am forced to reboot.