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Old 08-17-2003, 04:07 PM   #16
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no errors during install, and i've never touched my kernel. (except when i upgraded from RH8 to RH9)..

i don't know, guys.. but if you do think of anything, PLEASE let me know?
 
Old 08-17-2003, 04:56 PM   #17
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hrmm...
show output of :
ls -alc /usr/src
 
Old 08-17-2003, 05:00 PM   #18
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I don't understand this, the nvidia drivers has never caused me any problems (except for when I didn't do as the installation notes told me :-) ). Suggestions/questions:

- Are you sure you run the install script with X completely dead?
- Try scrolling (I mean *read* hehe) through the entire license agreement before you accept. One time I didn't the driver didn't work either (this is far fetched though!).
- Assuming you use a newer version of X, be sure to edit /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 not /etc/X11/XF86Config !
- <ctrl> + <alt> + <backspace> kills X, no questions asked (it probably restarts itself instantly though)
- Emacs is VERY nice to edit files (ex. /etc/X11/XF86Config-4) when X is down. Just be sure to learn the basic keyboard shortcuts first!!!! - Note most commands are combinations like: first hit ctrl-x then ctrl-c :
ctrl-x ctrl-c : Exit emacs
ctrl-x ctrl-s : save
ctrl-x ctrl-f : open
ctrl-x ctrl-w : save as
ctrl-s : seach
ctrl-g : abort the command sequence you are typing

Good luck!
greetings, kamstrup
 
Old 08-17-2003, 05:14 PM   #19
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total 24
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Aug 13 20:02 .
drwxr-xr-x 15 root root 4096 Aug 9 17:58 ..
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Aug 9 17:58 debug
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 17 Aug 13 19:59 linux-2.4 -> linux-2.4.20-19.9
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Aug 9 18:44 linux-2.4.18-14
drwxr-xr-x 16 root root 4096 Aug 13 19:58 linux-2.4.20-19.9
drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Aug 9 18:31 redhat


edit> to kamstrump, i did all those things (i used vim instead of emacs but i did edit the file) and i dont have config-4.

thanks,

--dave

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Old 08-17-2003, 05:19 PM   #20
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Hmmm... Sounds like you use an old version of X. What do you get when you run:

rpm -qa | grep X11
 
Old 08-17-2003, 05:20 PM   #21
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aumix-X11-2.7-16
vim-X11-6.1-29
 
Old 08-17-2003, 05:22 PM   #22
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How about:

rpm -qa | grep XFree
 
Old 08-17-2003, 05:23 PM   #23
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XFree86-Mesa-libGL-4.3.0-2
XFree86-Xnest-4.3.0-2
XFree86-xfs-4.3.0-2
XFree86-xauth-4.3.0-2
XFree86-tools-4.3.0-2
XFree86-ISO8859-15-75dpi-fonts-4.3.0-2
XFree86-libs-4.3.0-2
XFree86-font-utils-4.3.0-2
XFree86-truetype-fonts-4.3.0-2
XFree86-twm-4.3.0-2
XFree86-ISO8859-15-100dpi-fonts-4.3.0-2
XFree86-ISO8859-9-100dpi-fonts-4.3.0-2
XFree86-libs-data-4.3.0-2
XFree86-75dpi-fonts-4.3.0-2
XFree86-base-fonts-4.3.0-2
XFree86-4.3.0-2
XFree86-xdm-4.3.0-2
XFree86-devel-4.3.0-2
XFree86-ISO8859-2-75dpi-fonts-4.3.0-2
XFree86-cyrillic-fonts-4.3.0-2
XFree86-Xvfb-4.3.0-2
XFree86-100dpi-fonts-4.3.0-2
XFree86-Mesa-libGLU-4.3.0-2
XFree86-ISO8859-2-100dpi-fonts-4.3.0-2
XFree86-ISO8859-9-75dpi-fonts-4.3.0-2
 
Old 08-17-2003, 05:32 PM   #24
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This is strange. I definitely has the new version of X, that'll be XFree86-4.3.0-2, but as far as I know all the new versions of X (versions > 4, hence the '-4')) should by convention use the XF86Config-4. If you really don't have this file its quite strange to me.

I will have to think a little about this - if any one else doesn't have any ideas.

greetings, kamstrup
 
Old 08-18-2003, 08:14 AM   #25
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To elimanate confusion: The fourth word of my last posting should be 'You' and the sixth should be 'have'.

Hehe, kamstrup
 
Old 08-18-2003, 10:48 AM   #26
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thanks, but i solved my problem..

somehow..

i wish i knew what i did!

i redl'ed the driver, and reinstalled it.. and rechanged the XF86Config.. (actually i did this to show my father it wasn't working) and then voila..

im confused..

happy, but confused



lol

--ve
 
Old 12-21-2003, 03:55 PM   #27
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under device section of XF86Config you still have
Driver "vesa"

you should have changed it to
Driver "nvidia"
 
  


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