Re: Nvidia Proprietary Driver
> > As followup to my post on Nouveau, which I would prefer using, the
> > installation of the gallium experimental driver involves too many
> > experimental packages. I installed nvidia's driver (for newer 620GeForce
> > 6200 TurboCache) without a hitch ... almost.
> > AFTER X is up, the consoles (alt-shift-F1...) are garbled. Text is very
> > large
> Interesting. For me, it's <ctrl>-<alt>-<F1>.
That it is. Simply entered the wrong stuff.
> > and doubled up vertically. So consoles are unusable and their "bottom"
> > where text is entered is way down under.
> > I am using Xorg from Sid and 18.104.22.168 linux-image from Sid. Is there
> > some way
> Does that mean you're running a mixed Testing/Sid system?
I guess so.
> > to rectify this, i.e. some console setup script I can run in local rc or
> > such?
> Even though the nvidia driver in Sid is showing it's age, the
> GeForce 6200 is pretty old, so it "should" work, and does w/ my 7300SE.
I installed nvidia's version (which should have the same code).
Would I be better off with the Debian package anyway? (Would at least avoid
that .so being hit with each xorg upgrade unless I divert it.)