ATi graphics cards

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Wed Jun 1 18:29:54 UTC 2005

Am Mittwoch, den 01.06.2005, 19:33 +0200 schrieb Vincent Trouilliez:
> > > That's what I just said, it's a S/W problem... not that poor card's
> > > fault ! ;o)
> > but since the maufacturer is also the provider of the driver its in fact
> > the manufacurers fault....
> > 
> > oli
> Actually not Oli, just the opposite !
> That is, when I install Ubuntu, it comes with the 'nv' driver, and
> ddcprobe doesn't work, monitor not detected etc, must tweak xorg.conf by
> hand. BUUUT, as soon as I install nvidia-glx, and remove 'nv', ddcprobe
> works like a charm ! Go figure....
but you are aware that the nv driver comes mainly from nvidia ? there are 
only small adjustments that can be made by the distributor.


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