Jaunty: How do you activate video acceleration?
gmane at auxbuss.com
Mon Apr 13 10:03:30 UTC 2009
Alan Dacey said...
> marc wrote:
> > Alan Dacey said...
> . . .
> >> What video card?
> > $ lspci says
> > nVidia GeForce Go 6600
> > This is a laptop. No probs with video since badger.
> . . .
> I am going to guess that the GeForce 6600 & nVidia driver is the issue. My
> son's machine had a GeForce 6200 LE and it gave me some problems at first. I
> couldn't get Tux Racer or Extreme Tux to play in full screen. The monitor would
> go blank and the only way to get it back was to restart kdm. I installed the
> 177, 173 & 169 drivers and it did not work until I got to the 96 drivers. I had
> the 173 working fine in Hardy but not in Intrepid, I think it is a KDE 4 thing.
> Try going down the line and see if that solves the problem using the
> nvidia-glx-### packages. I couldn't tell the difference between the drivers,
> except for the full screen thing.
I've pretty much given up on this one. I'll progress it on launchpad.
It's a royal pain not being able to use Ctrl+Alt+F? consoles, though.
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