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Re: [SLE] Recommended Steps to swap out video cards
  • From: Elijah Savage <esavage@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 18:21:25 -0400
  • Message-id: <443C2BE5.60307@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sunny wrote:
> On 4/11/06, Sunny <sloncho@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 4/11/06, Elijah Savage <esavage@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> This is strange. It shows Vesa frame buffer. But under options it
>>> actually shows tvout support and all that. I ran sax2 -m 0=nvida when it
>>> comes up I hit ok. I think it might be the nvida driver I suppose
>>> because of the boat load of options I see but it just reads vesa fb.
>>>
>>> There are no errors in the xorg.log either. Below is the last few lines
>>> in the log
>>>
>>> (**) Mouse[1]: Protocol: "explorerps/2"
>>> (**) Option "CorePointer"
>>> (**) Mouse[1]: Core Pointer
>>> (**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
>>> (**) Option "Buttons" "7"
>>> (==) Mouse[1]: Emulate3Buttons, Emulate3Timeout: 50
>>> (**) Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
>>> (**) Mouse[1]: ZAxisMapping: buttons 4 and 5
>>> (**) Mouse[1]: Buttons: 7
>>> (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Mouse[1]" (type: MOUSE)
>>> (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Keyboard[0]" (type: KEYBOARD)
>>> (II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "NVIDIA Event Handler" (type:
>>> Other)
>>> (II) Mouse[1]: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
>>> Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local,
>>> removing from list!
>>> Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID, removing
>>> from list!
>>>
>> Do you see something like this in the log:
>>
>> (II) LoadModule: "nvidia"
>> (II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.o
>> (II) Module nvidia: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
>> compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.7676
>> Module class: XFree86 Video Driver
>>
>> Also, check if there are lines starting with (EE) - these are error messages.
>>
>
> And, what driver is listed in /etc/X11/xorg.conf in the Device section?
>
> --
> --
> Svetoslav Milenov (Sunny)
>
I think it is surely recognized. Could this be because I got a asus 6600?

Section "Device"
BoardName "Framebuffer Graphics"
BusID "2:0:0"
Driver "nvidia"
Identifier "Device[0]"
VendorName "VESA"
EndSection


(II) LoadModule: "nvidia"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.o
(II) Module nvidia: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.7676
Module class: XFree86 Video Driver
(II) LoadModule: "kbd"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/input/kbd_drv.o
(II) Module kbd: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
compiled for 6.8.2, module version = 1.0.0
Module class: X.Org XInput Driver
ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 0.4
(II) LoadModule: "mouse"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/input/mouse_drv.o
(II) Module mouse: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
compiled for 6.8.2, module version = 1.0.0
Module class: X.Org XInput Driver
ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 0.4
(II) v4l driver for Video4Linux
(II) NVIDIA X Driver 1.0-7676 Fri Jul 29 13:01:02 PDT 2005
(II) NVIDIA Unified Driver for all NVIDIA GPUs
(II) Primary Device is: PCI 02:00:0
(--) Chipset NVIDIA GPU found
(II) resource ranges after xf86ClaimFixedResources() call:




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