further Hoary+ nvidia issues

David M. Carney carney1979 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 21:05:59 UTC 2005

spamse wrote:
> I have been attempting to get my Hoary install working with an old
> Riva TNT card without succes (had a previous post about running
> installer from nvidia site). I have installed the packages nvidia-glx
> and nvidia-settings. I have followed instructions to manually modify
> the xorg.conf:
> - commented out references to "DRI" 
> - ensured nvidia module was being loaded
> - ensure "nvidia" was specified instead of "nv"
> I followed the instructions in the file to enable this customised file
> to be automatically updated. I then ran:
> $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
> and followed through all prompts to select nvidia and monitor details etc.
> The system hangs on boot when it gets to the nvidia splash screen.
> Previously (i.e. before I did this setup process) it did the same if I
> used the "nvidia" drivers instead of "nv". The only difference is that
> now the nvidia splash screen is in a higher resolution mode.
> I have done extensive searching on this subject and am struggling to
> get answers. Anyone got any wisdom to offer? Will copy xorg.conf to
> here if that helps.
> Regards,
> Sam
Click on this link. It's the sixth posting. It has an http link. 
Right-click on it and select "save".


Best of luck.


Registered Linux User #297958


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