[mythtv-users] Strange X behavior with nvidia drivers

Doug Larrick doug at ties.org
Thu Dec 16 19:30:14 UTC 2004

Greg Estabrooks wrote:
>>You're lucky, though...  6629 is completely hosed for people with cards 
>>earlier than about an FX5200.
>  I'm curious, what sort of problems have people been reporting? I went from 
> 6111 to 6629 a few days ago on  a machine with a GF4 MX440 running a 
> custom 720x480 modeline and have yet to have a problem.
> (NOTE running Kernel 2.4.x on that machine)

I get a frozen nVidia logo with an X cursor instead of GDM.  If I switch 
to text virtual console and back, the screen is black with an X cursor. 
  If I blindly type username & password, it logs me in, but then the 
screen is so corrupted as to be unusable.

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