[mythtv-users] Strange X behavior with nvidia drivers

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Tue Dec 28 01:08:15 UTC 2004

On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 02:30:14PM -0500, Doug Larrick wrote:
> 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.

That's weird; it works fine for me on a GF4 440MX. Running kernel 2.6.9
and now 2.6.10.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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