27384Re: Dell 8200 Mandriva Linux (NVidia Driver Problem)
- Sep 15, 2005BTW - there was something in the xfree log (warning) about refresh
rates being disregarded for something else.. interesting and
perhaps this is the problem you are having.
--- In email@example.com, "sugaratias" <adam@t...>
> Yes, before you startx.nvidia
> Have xorg.conf set to use the nvidia driver.
> Then you need to load the nvidia module. If I just do modprobe
> and then startx I get lots of coloured lines down the right of thetelling
> screen and the resolution is wrong.
> If I do modprobe nvidia NVreg_SoftEDIDs=0 NVreg_Mobile=0 and then
> startx, it works fine.
> I am guessing it tells the module to ignore what the system is
> it and just use the right resolution anyway. Not sure about themobile
> flag, there must be something different with the dell chipsets, soand a
> that must tell it to use the GeForce 440 mobile editio perhaps.
> Like I say.. works on my Dell Inspiron 8200 with a GeForce440 Go
> 1600x1200 UXGA panel.NVidia
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Demosthenes"
> <aristotle@i...> wrote:
> > what I do this from a root console before I startx with the
> > driver configured to run in place of the 'nv' driver?<adam@t...>
> > How did it work for you? What does it do and why does it work?
> > Thanks,
> > Ian
> > --- In email@example.com, "sugaratias"
> > wrote:
> > > modprobe nvidia NVreg_SoftEDIDs=0 NVreg_Mobile=0
> > >
> > > It worked for me!
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