Re: Can only get Nvidia driver to work with 2.6.26
On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 12:24 AM, Geoff Reidy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Patrick Wiseman wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 6:49 PM, Patrick Wiseman <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 8:40 AM, Patrick Wiseman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> Anyway, it's
>>>> working now with the 190.53 driver (installed using the nvidia
>>>> installer) and the 2.6.26 kernel, so I'm happy for now!
>>> Since an xorg update a few days ago, it's not working with anything.
>>> Compiling against the current stock 2.6.32 kernel, with the header
>>> package installed, works, but the X server crashes after showing the
>>> Nvidia splash screen briefly. This is way too frustrating! I'm able
>>> to start the X server with no xorg.conf, and the Xorg.0.log indicates
>>> that I'm using the nv driver (with no glx, because the Nvidia glx
>>> driver, which is still installed, doesn't work with the nv driver; is
>>> there one which does?). I tried the latest nvidia packages from sid,
>>> but no joy there either (same symptoms). I'm next going to try sgfxi,
>>> as Paul Cartwright suggested (thanks). I need my GoogleEarth (and it
>>> needs functioning glx)!
>> Tried sgfxi - the script congratulated me on a successful install of
>> the latest driver, and then the X server failed again, showing me the
>> Nvidia splash screen for a moment, a couple of times. The X server
>> works - I'm using it now, with the nv driver. Shooooooot!
> I had a similar issue but with a 2 card, 3 monitor setup.
> Applying the patch as per this thread:
> against the 190.53 driver has fixed it for me.
Not for me unfortunately; still the same symptoms.