ATI or Nvidia??
matt.t.galvin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 03:41:10 UTC 2005
My first question is, how are you trying to install the nVidia driver?
>From apt? Or are you trying to build it from source?
As the kernel has been changing, the nVidia drivers in the apt
repositories *may* need to be rebuilt.
Personally I would try building it from source. This would build it
against what is really on your box right now. And if that works file a
bug on the nvidia drivers in apt. I don't have an nVidia card at the
moment so i can't try it out here :(
If you try building it from source make sure you install all the
On Tue, 01 Mar 2005 21:55:52 -0500, David M. Carney
<carney1979 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-03-01 at 21:08 -0500, Daniel G. Taylor wrote:
> > It _should_ just work. Any strange output in /var/log/Xorg.0.log? Does
> > dmesg spit anything strange out? Anything in /var/log/messages?
> > When was the last time you updated? A few days ago there were lockups
> > in Hoary. Make sure you are up to date!
> > --
> > Daniel G. Taylor
> I update daily.
> No strange output in any of the logs. Looks like everything is loading
> It shows the Nvidia splash, then I hear the gdm "song", see my cursor
> and X is frozen.
> I read somewhere (nvforums??) that there is a problem with the latest
> driver and some cards.
> I contacted an Nvidia person and he suggested I try the earlier driver.
> Only problem is it won't install becaure it claims I don't have the
> correct kernel sources installed.
> I thought I did.
> I'm running 2.6.10-4-386 for my kernel. What package do I need to get
> the sources for that kernel?
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