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Old 11-15-2003, 02:00 AM   #1
sh0
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X11 Nvidia crash


I got a little problem with my X and maybe the NVIDIA Drivers(I'am using the latest from nvidia.com).

X crashes after an uptime of about 1 day and all I get is a lot of funny asciis on my screen and everythings freezed.

All I can do is killing the X from another box connecting with ssh...
 
Old 11-15-2003, 04:14 AM   #2
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Maybe you can kill the session with Ctl+Alt+Backspace instead of doing it remotely.

I have two machines with Slackware/NVidia FX 5200 and don't have the problem you describe.
 
Old 11-15-2003, 06:44 AM   #3
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I haven't had that problem. Did you edit your X config per the directions when you installed the drivers?
 
Old 11-15-2003, 08:02 AM   #4
sh0
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I added Driver "nvidia" to the XF86Config.

Thats what lspci tells me about the card:

01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV11 [GeForce2 MX/MX 400] (rev b2)
 
Old 11-15-2003, 11:01 AM   #5
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apart from changing "nv" (if thats what u had earlier), to "nvidia", u also need to get rid of load "dri" and .... something else.... amn, forgot.... and make sure that load "glx" is uncommented..... Im still a noob, so I cant really help u much more than that... but I have nVidia too, and thats what I did, and its running fine for me... :-)
 
Old 11-18-2003, 04:16 AM   #6
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If you want the agp enabled you should also add "Option " NvAgp 1" " if your video card support it
 
  


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