Maverick and Delta 1010lt
ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Mon Apr 11 12:58:48 UTC 2011
On Mon, 2011-04-11 at 08:36 -0400, Brian Blater wrote:
> nvidia - FLOSS
> nvidia - proprietary
nvidia - proprietary 3D
nv - FLOSS no 3D
And I'm not sure what exactly nouveau is. A collection of free nvidia
nouveau - FLOSS
> Am I correct in saying that by default the FLOSS drivers will be
> installed? How would I remove the FLOSS drivers and go back to the NV
> drivers if I want to install your -lowlatency kernel? Will the NV
> drivers support the GeForce 8600GTS card?
I guess nouveau is default, when there's no xorg.conf in /etc/X11, but
maybe it's just vga.
> Yup, that is the one fix I installed first.
Any other trial too?
> Yes, I've used a combination of envy24control and alsamixer. I would
> imagine that since I've got sound from Jack etc that I've got the
> correct channels un-muted and volumes up (but it wasn't easy
> understanding what was muted etc.)
Dunno if it's ok today, but in the past ALSA mixer didn't work with
Envy24 cards, there always were some issues. Try Envy24 Control only.
> I'm thinking what I may do first is reinstall a clean 10.10 system and
> get the NV driver working. Then install the -lowlatency kernel from
> your PPA. Then get the 1010lt working with the onboard card disabled.
$ ls /etc/X11
Is there already a xorg.conf?
Editing one can be very tricky, especially for tube monitors, but I (we)
can help you.
To avoid doing a complete reinstall all the times, backup your install.
As root, from another Linux (e.g. from a live CD) run
tar czf /path/to/target_directory/backup_file_name.tar.gz *
Note that globbing will not copy hidden files (file names that start
with a . are ignored) that usually aren't in the root directory. Hidden
files inside folders are copied to the archive.
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