X 4.3 & Nvidia driver

Arnaud Boissinot arnaud.boissinot at wanadoo.fr
Wed Jul 2 07:01:08 PDT 2003


Arnaud Boissinot wrote:

> Hello all,
> 
> My problem is the following:
> 
> I've got a GeForce2 GTS/PRO card and I've always used the nvidia (now
> closed source) driver without problems.
> But this time the driver doesn't work, I've got a strange screen (I can
> see strange lines, my KDE desktop looks like an encrypted TV program, I
> hope you see what I mean !)
> 
> What I've done is the following:
> 
> 1/ sh NVdriver.run
> 2/ recompile the driver for my kernel (2.4.21)
> 3/ install the driver
> 4/ look at /etc/modules.conf to see the "alias char-major195 nvidia"
> 4/ modify XF86config-4 to load the nvidia driver which lokks like:
> 
> Section "Device"
>     Identifier  "device1"
>     VendorName  "nVidia Corporation"
>     BoardName   "NVIDIA GeForce2 DDR (generic)"
>     Driver      "nvidia"
>     VideoRam    65536
>     Option      "DPMS"
> EndSection
> 
> You've got all the details and I hope somebody can help me !
> 
> Arnaud

I forgot to tell that I'm using XFree 4.3.0 and NVidia 1.0-4363 driver
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