RH8.0 and nvidia drivers not working
I have run a few linux boxes on and off for several years now. Most of them were p-133 ftp and http servers, never needing anything more than the shell. Now i am wanting to use linux as my primary OS, for imaging, office, and things of the sort... only i have a problem.
Here's how it started. I upgraded my computer to a dual 1 ghz intel, with a geforce mx video card. I also downloaded RH8.0 and I was on my way. After the install, i have very few problems. I started getting X setup, and finally to the point where i had time to play a game of 'tux racer'. I quickly found that the frame rate was way below 10 fps. I also found that any other game that tried to use the hardware video acceleration failed miseribly.
Thats when i downloaded nvidia's video drivers. The GLX and the kernel module. I has upgraded to kernel 2.4.18-18.8.0 so i got the appropriate driver. Upon installation, the X server no longer loaded.
I will get the exact error message later, but it was to the effect of... 2 lib files unresolved, and an error 11 caught... I am ususally run through a few text-based blue screen with text and windows that say they are trying to get x to run again... they always fail.
What am I doing wrong?
Please let me know if there is any information you need.