ATI and NVIDIA driver instructions (Re: First impressions)

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto fabbione at
Mon Sep 20 04:19:26 UTC 2004

On Sun, 19 Sep 2004, Matt Zimmerman wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 10:43:04PM +0200, Michael Brandtner wrote:
> > Am Sa, den 18.09.2004 schrieb José Santos um 12:51:
> > > I was able to get the nvidia driver
> > > working without problem, by following the indications from this
> > > mailing list.
> >
> > Could someone point to this information or set it up in a FAQ?
> > I have some troubles installing the nvidia-driver (kernel-sources not
> > matching installed kernel) and i would appreciate some more
> > informations.
> I've drafted something here:
> Fabio, please look at it and make any necessary corrections, and also see if
> it is feasible to create an fglrx-config script which works the same way as
> the nvidia one.

If your info about the fglrx driver are correct, the script is pretty
simple. I will look at it after today's X marathon and fixing the
nvidia-glx-config one.


<user> fajita: step one
<fajita> Whatever the problem, step one is always to look in the error log.
<user> fajita: step two
<fajita> When in danger or in doubt, step two is to scream and shout.

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