X starting but then quitting on Nvidia

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Tue Feb 5 19:35:12 UTC 2008

Chris wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>     There has been a long learning curve on the Nvidia video device(s) 
>> in Linux and it appears the best Linux drivers provided to us are not 
>> well tested. In my case I find if there is a splash added to the kernel 
>> list Nvidia will not start reliably.
>>     Of late I have had to boot using the emergency kernel which has no 
>> splash in the kernel line. That always works. But the normal boot up 
>> fails more and more often.
>>     So I deleted the splash in the main kernel and now it works fine too.
>> Karl
> Karl -
> Not sure if it matters or not however, I myself us an Nvidia card on my 
> Fedora 8 box. I did not install the N-Drivers for it. I use the 8400 GS.
> Don't know it it makes a difference or not - This 8400 just worked when 
> I popped it in an already-installed Fedora box.
    When it stops working try to remember what I said.



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