need copy of nvidia 6111 patched driver
David M. Carney
carney1979 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 12 15:34:35 UTC 2005
On Sat, 2005-03-12 at 16:18 +0100, Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> > Let's make sure your doing everything right:
> > 1. Exit x session
> > 2. Stop x session with:
> > /etc/init.d/gdm stop
> Doesn't work for me, it says that gdm is already running ! (like I typed
> "reload/restart" and not "stop"...)
> So I just press alt+ctrl+BS, or simply reboot...
> > Comment out (#) GLcore and dri.
> > Add (if necessary) glx
> was already there...
> > In the video card section:
> > Change nv to nvidia
> > 7. Add nvidia to /etc/modules so it will be loaded each time you boot.
> > It should go.
> It should.. :o(
> > Did you get my post announcing there is a new nvidia module release?
> Yes ! :o) That's why I tried to install it, hoping for the best (and
> expecting the worst ;o)
> I will try again. But in the meantime, I tried installing their brand
> new nForce driver, and that screwed the machine (hangs at boot, during
> hotplug), so I will have to re-install Hoary (I am writing this from my
> trusty Warty, on another hard drive...), which will take 30 minutes,
> plus another 30minutes to download and install all the updates. Wel,
> that's what week-ends are for isn't it ?! ;o)
"Doesn't work for me, it says that gdm is already running ! (like I
typed "reload/restart" and not "stop"...)
So I just press alt+ctrl+BS, or simply reboot..."
Something isn't right here. I should have specified sudo before all the
commands. Did you try it as root via sudo?
Was your computer set to boot directly into X at startup, or do you use
"startx" after logging in?
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