[ubuntu-uk] Using an Nvidia MX440

Kev ubuntu at talktalk.net
Sun Feb 1 17:48:19 GMT 2009


Oh - sorry - I didn't even look at it :( tbh

I think I was mucking about with it helping someone on the forums - that 
xorg was my working one with TV out etc before I changed my card and was 
using the 96.43.09-0ubuntu1.1 driver.

Kev




Steve Baugh wrote:
> Kev,
> 
> Thanks for your xorg file. I noticed it uses the 'nv' driver and I am
> trying to get the version 96 driver going but it will give me a guide.
> 
> I noticed some other posts about this card on this list so I will let
> you all know how I get on.
> 
> Thanks again,
> 
> Steve
> 
> 
> On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 21:23 +0000, piskie wrote:
>> xorg attached I hope - if not I'll post it
>>
>> it's the one I was using when I had the card - pretty sure that when I 
>> had the card I was caught up in all that Michael alludes to - I know I 
>> had to use proposed at the time to get it.
>>
>> I looked at my nvidia thread - I think that in the end I did a clean 
>> install and it worked for me,
>>
>> this was the issue I had with it to start with - but that was when the 
>> driver was beta still
>>
>> http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=1827368&postcount=1
>>
>> Kev
>>
>> Steve Baugh wrote:
>>> Michael, Kev,
>>>
>>> Thanks for your comments and pointing me to the bug report.
>>>
>>> I am using Intrepid 32 bit. The bug report mentions a number of
>>> xorg.conf tweaks so that could be it. I would be interested to see your
>>> xorg.conf, Kev. The following comes up a lot:
>>>
>>> Option "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
>>>
>>> There was a warning about a missing section in xorg.conf when I
>>> activated the driver so that may be it.
>>>
>>> Thanks again (I do miss compiz!),
>>>
>>> Steve
>>>
>>> On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 18:40 +0000, Michael Wood wrote:
>>>> Yes I have,
>>>>
>>>> What version of Ubuntu are you running on the second PC ?
>>>>
>>>> There were problems with Intrepid because of the new Xorg server and
>>>> nvidia not having released a driver that was compatiable with it,
>>>> though this is mostly resolved now:
>>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-96/+bug/251107
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2009/1/30 Steve Baugh <stephen.baugh1 at ntlworld.com>
>>>>         I have two Ubuntu systems, this one using an Nvidia 8400 quite
>>>>         successfully and anther one which is only used for my Amateur
>>>>         Radio
>>>>         activities.
>>>>         
>>>>         The second PC has an Nvidia MX440 in an AGP slot. The 2D nv
>>>>         driver works
>>>>         OK but I would like to be able to run programs using OpenGL.
>>>>         To this end
>>>>         I downloaded the version 96 driver from the repository and
>>>>         activated it.
>>>>         I then found that the programs I run under Wine had their menu
>>>>         text
>>>>         scrambled and when I enabled desktop effects pop-up windows
>>>>         and
>>>>         Screenlets were blank. I have now deactivated it.
>>>>         
>>>>         Has anybody managed to get 3D working with this card?
>>>>         
>>>>         Steve, Bracknell
>>>>         
>>>>         
>>>>         
>>>>         
>>>>         --
>>>>         ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
>>>>         https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
>>>>         https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeam/
>>>>
>>>
>> plain text document attachment (xorg)
>> Section "Monitor"
>> 	Identifier     "Monitor0"
>> 	VendorName     "Unknown"
>> 	ModelName      "COMPAQ S710"
>> 	HorizSync       30.0 - 70.0
>> 	VertRefresh     50.0 - 160.0
>> 	Option         "DPMS"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Monitor"
>> 	Identifier     "Monitor1"
>> 	VendorName     "Unknown"
>> 	ModelName      "TV-0"
>> 	HorizSync       28.0 - 33.0
>> 	VertRefresh     43.0 - 72.0
>> 	Option         "DPMS"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Screen"
>> 	Identifier     "Screen0"
>> 	Device         "Videocard0"
>> 	Monitor        "Monitor0"
>> 	DefaultDepth    24
>> 	Option         "metamodes" "CRT: 1280x1024 +0+0; CRT: 1024x768 +0+0; CRT: 800x600 +0+0; CRT: 640x480 +0+0" 
>> 	SubSection "Display"
>> 		Depth       24
>> 		Modes      "1600x1200" "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>> 	EndSubSection
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Screen"
>> 	Identifier     "Screen1"
>> 	Device         "Videocard1"
>> 	Monitor        "Monitor1"
>> 	DefaultDepth    24
>> 	Option         "metamodes" "TV: nvidia-auto-select +0+0"
>> 	SubSection "Display"
>> 		Depth       24
>> 		Modes      "1600x1200" "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>> 	EndSubSection
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Module"
>> 	Load           "dbe"
>> 	Load           "extmod"
>> 	Load           "type1"
>> 	Load           "freetype"
>> 	Load	"dri"
>> 	Load	"GLcore"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "InputDevice"
>> 	Identifier     "Mouse0"
>> 	Driver         "mouse"
>> 	Option         "Protocol" "auto"
>> 	Option         "Device" "/dev/psaux"
>> 	Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
>> 	Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "InputDevice"
>> 	Identifier     "Keyboard0"
>> 	Driver         "kbd"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "ServerLayout"
>> 	Identifier     "Layout0"
>> 	Screen      0  "Screen0" Below "Screen1"
>> 	Screen      1  "Screen1" 0 0
>> 	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
>> 	InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Device"
>> 	Identifier     "Videocard0"
>> 	VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
>> 	BoardName      "GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X"
>> 	BusID          "PCI:1:0:0"
>> 	Screen          0
>> 	Driver	"nv"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Device"
>> 	Identifier     "Videocard1"
>> 	VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
>> 	BoardName      "GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X"
>> 	BusID          "PCI:1:0:0"
>> 	Screen          1
>> 	Driver	"nv"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "ServerFlags"
>> 	Option         "Xinerama" "0"
>> EndSection
>>
>> kevin at kevin-desktop:/etc/X11$ 
>>
>>
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