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Old 12-27-2005, 04:02 PM   #1
deejross
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NVIDIA and OpenGL


Just to give you a little background, I'm fairly new to Linux. I have Fedora Core 4. I wanted a little more performace from my video, so I went to NVIDIA's website and downloaded the new driver for the GeForce 4 MX. I figured out how to switch to INIT mode 1 and install using their tool. It completed ok, but when I went to view my OpenGL screensavers, they all say preview not available and when you click preview, it displays a black screen. It used to work before I installed the drivers. Does anyone have and ideas on how to fix this?

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Old 12-27-2005, 04:51 PM   #2
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in /etc/X11/xorg.conf change the "nv" entry to "nvidia"
 
Old 12-27-2005, 05:42 PM   #3
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That was the trick. Thanks a bunch.
 
Old 12-28-2005, 11:09 PM   #4
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Read the "Read Me" with the nvidia drivers, they give a couple extra options you can pass to xorg to get a little more out of your video.
 
  


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