Re: Can't start X with Nvidia
On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 06:17:06PM +0200, Alaa The Great wrote:
> I never had a problem with my TNT but I'll make a guess.
> do you have the nvidia devices in the /dev/ directory??
> on my system I get
> $ ls /dev/nvidia*
> nvidia0 nvidia2 nvidia4 nvidia6 nvidiactl
> nvidia1 nvidia3 nvidia5 nvidia7
Yes, I do have them. Checked that they are owned as root.video. Users on
my system belong to the group video also.
> and this may be an AGP problem, when you do lsmod do you have agpgart
It is compiled into the kernel.
> the NVIDIA driver can either use the kernel agp driver, or its own agp
> routines, usually it is set on auto and the driver somehow makes the
> choice you might want to try and control this yourself by putting the
> Option "NvAGP" "n"
> in your device section of the XFConfig-4 file
> where n is 1,2 or 3 which stands for linux driver, nvidia driver,
> auto (I may be wrong about the order though).
It defaults to 3 which is auto.
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