RE: X Window System crashs in powerbook 12'
On Mon, 2003-03-03 at 15:32, Narins, Josh wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > I've installed Debian GNU/Linux in my powerbook 12" box but now I have
> > some troubles with X Window System.
> > I've installed the XFree 126.96.36.199 from a Debian packages but in my
> > xf86config I haven't support for nvidia. I've tried other drivers like
> > VESA, but it doesn't work well. If I put the nv driver in
> > XF86Config my
> > X Window crash and show me a nice black screen.
> > Any sugerence? Anybody has tested the Nvidia drivers from the
> > Nvidia web
> > site?
> I could be totally wrong here, but there are nvidia module packages in
> nvidia-kernel-src (to compile the module against your kernel)
> nvidia-glx (um, the other parts, no touching necessary)
nVidia's drivers are highly proprietary, the 'source' is merely for a
thin glue between the kernel and their binary only code.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast