Re: Nvidia Proprietary Driver
David Baron wrote:
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
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 22.214.171.124 linux-image from Sid. Is there
Does that mean you're running a mixed Testing/Sid system?
I guess so.
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.
to rectify this, i.e. some console setup script I can run in local rc or
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.)
what nvidia driver did you install?