Nvidia driver problem

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 06:41:57 UTC 2011

On 09/26/2011 01:10 AM, Jon Anderson wrote:
> There is a /etc/X11/xorg.conf file but there is no driver listed in it.
> So should I still
> sudo nvidia-settings
> ... then you'll be able to save the settings and it will write an
> xorg.conf file for you, to make them permanent
> Or will that just overwrite the xorg.conf file that I might need for
> something else

Right now, I'd go with that and let it re-write your xorg.conf file. 
Otherwise, you might have to check your bios, as I mentioned, to see if 
you have the onboard video adapter enabled so it's just not completely 
seeing your nVidia card. The onboard video does need to be ~disabled~ so 
there is no conflict between the two.

With your model number and a google, there should be someone out there 
that has experienced what you are going through and might have a remedy 
for it.  Or, remove the nVidia card and do what you can with that 
builtin chip set. An eMachine can be hell to deal with. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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