Re: nvidia driver problem
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> hi folks,
> need some help on the strange behaviour on installing of one of the
> newest nvidia-drivers from their website for specific needs.
> 1. i installed etch from a daily build, 15/2/2007.
> 2. got the graphics working with the debian_vesa driver
> 3. downloaded the nvidia-instller from their website (see in the log
> further on for the exact version)
> 4. as root i installed this driver.
> so far so good.
> but, after restarting my machine, debian complained it could not find
> nvidia-ko etc. see /var/log/ further on.
> is there somebody out there with some clues? and, what can be done about
> the linux-driver page of nvidia-com was not online: this is exceptional)
> (for the rest: my 'normal' graphics are runneing fine on the debian "nv"
> driver, but I STILL NEED the other not native one.
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Generieke videokaart"
> Driver "nv"
> BusID "PCI:0:5:0"
That reference (the "nv") is the open source driver. You can replace it
with "nvidia" manually, or better yet, run as root:
Then go through the menus and choose the appropriate driver (and other
settings that are appropriate for your computer).
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