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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 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
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.)

what nvidia driver did you install?


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