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I recently downloaded the Nvidia driver for Linux A32. Upon Installing I find that it works alright, no problems. Until I reboot a few times, then that's when the problem starts. This seems to only happen sometimes? I can reboot and all is fine, get the Nividia splash screen, can run Bzflag and so on. But then I will turn the computer off and on and find that I have no X ? ? ?. It just resorts to the old X86. I have no idea what is going on Can anyone help.....
After not finding the "Nvidia driver" It starts the X86 config tool and with that it somehow resorts back to another X86 file. When I open the /etc/X11 X86config file the "driver" has went back to "nv". But since reading AutOPSY's reply, I have noticed that there is 2 X86 files, the X86config and X86backup? is this correct or should I remove it from that directory.
I am still having reoccurring problems problems with my Nvidia driver.. AutOPSY I moved the back-up X86 file to my home directory and ensured there was no other X86 file in the /etc/X86 directory. What is happening is that when I reboot my machine it fails in booting X. It then takes me through the RH utility that deals with X, it does not find the "nvidia" driver and it then creates the new X86 file upon probing my Graphics card ( I think ). Here is the /etc/X86/X86config file:
# XFree86 4 configuration created by redhat-config-xfree86
# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"
# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
# Option "XkbDisable"
# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
# Or if you just want both to be control, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
# If the normal CorePointer mouse is not a USB mouse then
# this input device can be used in AlwaysCore mode to let you
# also use USB mice at the same time.
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
In the secton I have marked above, I replace the "nv" with "nividia" which works fine when I reboot The problems start maybe once or twice in shutting down and restarting. I am at a total loss on this.... Help!