LiveCD rebuild help requested

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Mon Jun 11 08:00:50 PDT 2007


Roger Young wrote:
> 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
> 
> ................................................................
> 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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current livecd, r1917 the nv driver is fixed, it isn't causing the issue
at all. :)





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