I have been trying to dual boot linux and XP on my i8100 and I got
it to load windows, but when i load linux everything there are
First I chose NVIDIA Geforce2 generic as the video card and when i
loaded linux, it got past the login but once the GNOME login screen
came up, all i could see is a bunch of scattered vertical lines all
over the place. So next i reinstalled and selected generic video
card and once I rebooted linux all was fine until it gets to text
mode and asks for the login, at that point the screen keeps
flickering on and off, on and off. Then it would give me: "Id "x"
respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes."
I read "the" post which said to install NVIDIA drivers from the
website, but upon compiling i got a error "NVdriver: no such file or
So my question is what do I need to do to get this working? I know
that "the" post said that if I get compilation errors with the
driver, it means that I didnt install the kernal headers. I didnt
deselect an option that said do not install something, so they
should be there? Any help would be appreciated.