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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
   > loaded??
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
   > line
   > 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.

Sridhar M.A.

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