Re: nVidia users help needed
>>>>> "Geoffrey" == Geoffrey Romer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Geoffrey> In addition, you probably want the nvidia-kernel-src and
Geoffrey> nvidia-glx-src packages. The documentation for those
Geoffrey> packages (in /usr/doc/package-name) should explain how
Geoffrey> to install them. You do need to be running unstable or
Geoffrey> testing, though.
Geoffrey> The documentation for nvidia-glx-src will describe the
Geoffrey> changes you will need to make to XF86Config (in
Geoffrey> particular, "Driver" needs to be set to "nvidia," rather
Geoffrey> than "nv".
Question: I have a RIVATNT2 card with 32Megs RAM, and I tried for the
first time to use 3d graphics acceleration.
It sort of works, but:
a) I got this thick yellow (with black stripes) vertical line that
appears in the bottom right hand of the screen.
b) GL xscreensavers all seg-fault when run full screen (but work fine
when run in a Window.
I tried disabling AGP, but that didn't seem to help. I reverted back
to the nv driver, but the same problems still occurred (except now the
cursor was also corrupt), and the only way I could fix this was by
rebooting the computer.
(oh, one more thing, what is device-3dfx? Do I need that? What does it
Brian May <email@example.com>