Nvidia driver problem

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 09:16:16 UTC 2011

On 09/26/2011 03:21 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:

> As NoOp, I believe, pointed out, one can only create the xorg.conf file
> once you have the driver from nVidia site installed and not the
> fiddled-with driver from the ubuntu repo because no xorg.conf is auto
> created now.

Some time back he posted his xorg.conf file. It noted VESA as the 
driver. Ergo, he has one. Somewhere.

You know what? If the OP would type sudo lshw and uparrow to read the 
display section, then we'd KNOW what the system thinks he has.
Mine reads:
                 description: VGA compatible controller
                 product: G96 [GeForce 9400 GT]
                 vendor: nVidia Corporation
                 physical id: 0
                 bus info: pci at 0000:01:00.0
                 version: a1
                 width: 64 bits
                 clock: 33MHz

Prolly should have suggested this before... then we'd KNOW what the bios 
is letting the OS play with. So, if the OP would do this, and report his 
result, that will narrow down the problem.

<slaps forehead> I should have had a V-8. <chuckles> 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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