Xinerama Nvidia & RT

laurent.bellegarde laurent.bellegarde at
Fri Oct 3 16:55:18 BST 2008

Karoliina Salminen a écrit :
> On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 11:49 AM, John Cohen <producjohns at> wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I know its been discussed recently but this is slightly different (i
>> think)
>> I have 8.04 (32bit) Desktop and Studio versions installed on two
>> different hard drives on my AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+. My
>> Desktop edition works beautifully.
>> My Studio version has been causing a lot of problems (crashes mostly) I
>> figured out its probably because of 3D graphics acceleration and the rt
>> kernel. I disabled the NVIDIA drivers and used the open NV drivers
>> instead, making the system work alright.
> I think we have encountered similar problems, and because of the
> instability with
> the rt-kernel we have been using the desktop kernel. The setup
> consists of nVidia GeForce 8800GTX
> and a Core 2 Quad and it is connected to 30 inch Dell monitor (with
> 2560x1600 resolution).
> It used to be a huge problem for me (as I make music as a hobby) and I
> also use the X-plane flight simulator on that
> machine (which means that not using 3D acceleration is not an option).
> I finally gave up half-way and have ever since been producing my music
> on Mac with Logic Studio, I only occasionally
> may use some sounds from the Ubuntu machine. I really hope the real
> time kernel gets more stable with nVidia in the
> future. I have encountered this instability from the times I used
> Agnula (long time ago) and it hasn't completely got stable
> even in the latest versions of Ubuntu it seems.
> Best Regards,
> Karoliina

Hi, in hardy 8.04 ubuntu studio 32 bits rt-kernel on with a pentium IV 
3GHz activated as dual core, 3 Go ram and an nvidia 7300 GS 256 Mo pci-e 
i have the 3D nvidia driver working fine.

As i have only one monitor, i've never tested xinerama...


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