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Re: nv driver turns monitor off on X start

On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 02:31:18AM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> I just hooked a friend up with Debian and we failed to get his
> nvidia card working. Using just the nv driver, X starts and has no
> errors in the log, but the screen just blanks and the monitor goes
> into sleep mode. The system remains responsive, I can SSH and
> everything's fine again when we stop X. Using the vesa driver works
> fine, but we want/need OpenGL!
> Any clues?
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Have you tried the latest Nvidia driver
NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-5336-pkg1.run from http://www.nvidia.com?

Replace the nv driver with nvidia in your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4.
There's an example config file in that package.


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