LiveCD rebuild help requested

Roger Young r.young at irl.cri.nz
Mon Jun 11 03:53:02 PDT 2007


Yes, I observed the same artifact after shutting down X. 
It is not too much of a iritation. What would you suggest as
an alternative to "nv" (apart from the proprietary nvidia drivers)?

Roger

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On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 00:26:29 -0700
lists <lists at jaqui-greenlees.net> wrote:

> Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> > All chipset-specific video drivers, except "nv", contain a full list of 
> > supported PCI IDs. The "nv" driver contains only a partial list, and in fact 
> > supports more than it advertises. In this case, the words "Unknown NVIDIA 
> > chip" appear in the log. Does this apply to your card?
> 
> 
> The nv driver for x leaves artifacts if you shut the xserver down, with
> my nvidia chipset card.
> The nvidia proprietary driver resolves the issue.
> The card is actually branded Asus, it uses the nvidia tc 6800 chipset.
> 
> I know that including the proprietary drivers is not going to happen, I
> just figure that getting it known that the nv driver may not be the best
> option for an nvidia chipset is a good idea.
> 
> The artifact is the mouse cursor in the lower right quadrant of the
> display. This persists in both a no x environment after shutting x down,
> as well as coming back from power save screen blanking or screensaver.
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