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Re: nvidia (graphics) driver pain

Lennart Sorensen (lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca) wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 05:19:03PM +0100, Gilles wrote:
> > Could these be the cause of the strange behaviour:
> > 
> Certainly possible.  The nvidia driver is not compatible with the FB
> drivers, while the nv driver is compatible with some of them.
> Of course if you don't enable the vesa fb at boot it shouldn't cause a
> problem but maybe it still messes things up.
> > The problem shows up when the driver "nvidia" is enbled instead of
> > the "nv" driver.
> Well as I said, the nv driver does not have problems with some fb
> drivers, while nvidia driver always does.

Uhm? Does the =Y not referr to built in module in the kernel?
Don't you have to disable a builtin module at boot time to get rid of
You don't have to enable it, right?

> > [I posted 2 log files about 3 hours ago.]
> > Yes, C-Alt-Bspace returns me to the console.
> Len Sorensen
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