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Old 04-12-2003, 11:52 AM   #1
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RH9 problems with newest Nvidia drivers


Hello
I installed RH9 i few days ago. The first thing i wanted to get was the newest drivers from nvidia. I dl them and after running the installer program they wanted me to alter a line in the XF86config file. From Driver "nv" to Driver "nvidia"
but when i do this and reboot X won't start and the screen becomes black.

what am i supposed to do
 
Old 04-12-2003, 02:03 PM   #2
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hmmm

did you remove:
Load "dri"
Load "GLcore
from the XF86Config file?
look at the readme file theres a faq there
 
Old 04-12-2003, 03:09 PM   #3
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yes i did.
but i didnt have any GLCore only dri
 
Old 04-12-2003, 03:16 PM   #4
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Check the faq step by step. My geForce4 runs flawlessly in RH9
 
Old 04-12-2003, 04:11 PM   #5
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or try downloading NVChoser and see if you downloaded the right kernel driver there is also nv_check that checks if there are conflicts in your driver configuration
 
Old 04-12-2003, 04:38 PM   #6
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Its working baby.
After restarting X the screen got all black and i couldnt do a thing.
Then i deactivate Num lock and everything i working!!! strange
 
Old 04-12-2003, 05:46 PM   #7
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nvchooser is no longer avaible cause the just release one file
 
Old 04-12-2003, 06:22 PM   #8
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Nice troubleshooting! Now go buy Unreal Tournamnet 2003 and let's fight!
 
Old 04-13-2003, 04:09 AM   #9
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Its seems like my X takes 4 minutes to load!
anyone know why
 
Old 04-13-2003, 05:02 AM   #10
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help me out! i have the same problem!
what did u do to get it to work!??

any input appreciated!

thanx!

Last edited by FreakboY; 04-13-2003 at 05:47 AM.
 
Old 04-14-2003, 03:43 AM   #11
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ad this line in the XF86Config file under the graphic card section.

Option "IgnoreDisplayDevices" "DFP, TV"


fixed all my problems.
 
Old 04-14-2003, 08:11 PM   #12
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harthepirate:

Do u think u can post ur config file or
email it to me! thanx ...!??


thanx!
 
  


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