NVIDIA driver causes kernel freeze
tanghus at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 07:30:33 UTC 2010
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 2:44 AM, Steve Morris <samorris at netspace.net.au>wrote:
> BTW: In xorg.conf do you user Driver "nvidia" or "nv"?
> In xorg.conf to use the proprietary nvidia driver you need Driver
> "nvidia", the "nv" driver is non-accelerated precursor to "nouveau". The
> slowness you are experiencing is due to the nouveau driver not using
> hardware acceleration which is also required for some games/software. I am
> using the proprietary driver without any problems but I had to start with an
> xorg.conf from another distribution as by default Ubuntu does not use
> xorg.conf and installing the proprietary driver in my case did not create
> one. I also found that using nvidia-xconfig to create an xorg.conf did not
> work either.
> I have attached the xorg.conf I am using under ubuntu for reference.
Thanks for the xorg.conf. That'll come in handy. I kinda figure that it is
going to take some tinkering time to get this card working properly, so all
input is appreciated.
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