[mythtv-users] Strange X behavior with nvidia drivers
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>
More information about the mythtv-users