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# Any number of screen sections may be present. Each describes
# the configuration of a single screen. A single specific screen section
# may be specified from the X server command line with the "-screen"
Identifier "Screen 1"
Device "VESA Framebuffer"
Monitor "My Monitor"
# If your card can handle it, a higher default color depth (like 24 or 32)
# is highly recommended.
The "vesa" drivers work fine. I thought that the "nv" drivers where just generic drivers and to actually get the 3D and frame rate capabilities of your card you had to install the nvidia drivers and then put in "nvidia" in place of either "vesa" or "nv".
Yea Im using the 2.6.7 kernel. Never seen anything about the nvidia issues and this kernel. Sorry.
The 2.6.7 kernel uses 4k stacks by default which break the nvidia drivers. In order to get the nvidia drivers to work with the new 2.6.7 kernel you have to uncheck use 4k stacks under the kernel hacking menu when compiling the kernel. I'm running slack 10 with the 2.6.7 kernel and nvidia drivers no problem. Try recompiling the kernel with the use 4k stacks under kernel hacking menu unchecked so the kernel wil use 8k stacks instead. That should fix your problem.
thanks a lot!! that worked (at least for me)
I just disabled the 4k stacks thing, compiled, and all my problems were solved.
I had created this thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=198384
but you guys solved both! cheers to EdwardA
if you have a older driver installed try: nvidia-installer --update as root (of course, quit X first
That utility will connect to nvidia and install the latest drivers (that tool comes with the drivers so if you have old ones, you should have it)
edit: I get the nvidia splash screen, but I have one problem. Its not letting me use "load glx" in XF86Config. Any Ideas why not?
edit2: I got it... I had to remove both the old nvidia-kernel and old the old nvidia-glx, then remove (nvidia-installer --unistall) the new one as well. After reinstalling the 6106, glx works fine now.
Last edited by K1ll1nT1m3; 07-01-2004 at 11:49 AM.