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Old 12-09-2004, 07:09 PM   #1
rhinoss
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Verifying Nvidia install done correctly?


Hello, I downloaded and ran the nvidia drivers sh script and edited my xorg.conf file to use the "nvidia" rather than "nv" driver for my card.

When I'm running glxgears, I get an average of 1850-1900 FPS on a Geforce 2 and an athlonXP 2200.

How can I insure that I'm using the correct driver?

The reason I ask is because I assume I'm getting good performance (others were noted to only get 600 FPS without accelerated drivers), although I'm not currently seeing the nvidia logo that I was used to in previous installs.

my xorg.conf does not include the no logo option
 
Old 12-09-2004, 07:15 PM   #2
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if your xorg.conf is configured to be using the nvidia driver instead of nv then everything is working fine because if there was a problem, your xserver may not even start and you would get results of the error in your logs.
 
Old 12-10-2004, 11:31 PM   #3
rhinoss
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Excellent, thank you for the reply. I installed tux racer and got great performance. I tried booting one of my previous kernels and the X server failed to load. I'm sure that it's due to the kernel module for the nvidia card not loading. I'm now sure it's working properly.

Thanks again for the reply, I appreciate it.
 
  


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