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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1 and Nvidia from YAST = Nothing
  • From: Art Fore <afore@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 07 May 2004 17:39:21 -0700
  • Message-id: <1083976761.2630.53.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I also had problems installing the NVIDIA drivers. After trying
everything mentioned on the NVIDIA website for Suse users, I ended
downloading the .run script and running that. It then worked OK.

Art

On Fri, 2004-05-07 at 16:48, Matthew Johnson wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-05-07 at 14:30, Dan Svarreby wrote:
> > The first thing I did after I've installed SuSE was to update thru YAST.
> > As mentioned in the SuSE Nvidia FAQ, I included the Nvidia drivers, and
> > installed them via YAST.
> >
> > After the re-boot there's the all-to-familiar black screen. I edited the
> > XF86Config and changed nvidia to nv.
> >
> > Have anyone succeeded in installing the Nvidia drivers?
>
> So, after the black screen you went back to the nv version to get a
> desktop?
>
> What motherboard do you have? lspci output would be helpful (need to be
> root), as well as output from Xfree86.0.log (in /var/logs/), although
> you may want to hit Nvidia and your motherboard manufacturer with a very
> old Herring.
>
> >From lspci, looking for an output similar to these:
>
>
> Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 735 Host (rev 01)
> 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS 530 Virtual
> PCI-to-PCI bridge (AGP)
>
> VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV15 [GeForce2 GTS/Pro]
> (rev a4)
>
> Matt
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