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Old 03-29-2006, 01:42 PM   #1
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Nvida


Managed to install the drivers ok but, Cant find the |xf86config file anywhere to edit it to make the darn driver actualy load up and work.. It is that file I need alter isnt it? But since I cant find it maybe the system is using some other file? Any help is appriciated thanks.

EDIT sorry I am using slackware 10.2 (well trying to lol)
 
Old 03-29-2006, 01:49 PM   #2
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The xf86.conf should reside in /etc/X11/

xf86config is the command to issue if you need to drastically rework your XFree server.


But seriously - try xorg.
 
Old 03-29-2006, 01:51 PM   #3
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it is located in /etc/X11
 
Old 03-30-2006, 09:11 AM   #4
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Thanks I got the display working sweet now.. helps when you put the correct monitor settings in likes dont it lol
 
Old 03-30-2006, 11:19 AM   #5
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Oh man... it seem most people get their nvidia installation done. that how come mine still unable to install... can someone guide me out more detail please. step by step (due i'm a slow leaner)

please see -> http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...04#post2173004

that is my problem... help
 
Old 03-30-2006, 12:17 PM   #6
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I just read your thread i placed the nvidia setup file straight into root (so I didnt have to remember its path) went into runlevel 3 logged in as 'root' and then just executed it from there ....

Mind it did say I didnt have a supported kernal or somthing to that effect and asked me to either specify a new one or let 'it' try and build me one lol basicly,

I thought well what the hell if it thinks it can build what its wanting who am i to argue with that even if it had have messed it up completely then it still would have made a better job of it than me lmao

Anyways it built it and erm yeh after some messing about with 'xorgconfig' and other interesting stuff named likewise then its all working and hey I even have a list of screen res and ref rates to play with Woot... I might add that i did break KDE twice trying to do this though..

Sorry I cant be of more help FireGunz but if I do find or rather stumble across anything that I think may help i will let you know m8
 
Old 04-03-2006, 10:30 AM   #7
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thank for your reply and help
 
  


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