nv driver / monitor problem

Paul Gear paul at libertysys.com.au
Thu Nov 6 05:22:22 GMT 2008

Mark M Lambert wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've just install 8.10 on my parents old computer. The only graphics
> card is an old Nvidia card. When I use the 'nv' driver the resolution is
> the standard 1023x768 but the screen is split in half , with the top of
> the screen down the bottom  of the monitor and the bottom up the top
> (hope that makes sense). I've googled in vain but can't find any
> solutions, I'm sure it would be just a simple setting in xorg.conf.
> Anyone got any ideas?
> Adapter Type    NV5, NVIDIA compatible
> Adapter Description     NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Pro AGP (Gateway)

Does the VESA driver exhibit the same behaviour?  (Change from nv to
vesa in xorg.conf.)

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