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Re: [SLE] Recommended Steps to swap out video cards
  • From: Elijah Savage <esavage@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 18:09:50 -0400
  • Message-id: <443C292E.20507@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sunny wrote:
> On 4/11/06, Elijah Savage <esavage@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Sunny wrote:
>>> On 4/11/06, Elijah Savage <esavage@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> I just noticed when I go to YOU and click on installable patches it
>>>> shows the nvidia driver but it shows as 0B as in zero bytes like there
>>>> is nothing there to download.
>>>>
>>> Because it is just a script, which in turn downloads the nvidia
>>> driver. For a legal reasons Novel is not allowed to distribute the
>>> driver by themselves.
>>>
>>> --
>>> --
>>> Svetoslav Milenov (Sunny)
>>>
>> 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.
>

I do not see any errors (EE)

II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
(II) Loading extension X-Resource
(II) LoadModule: "glx"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libglx.so
(II) Module glx: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.7676
Module class: XFree86 Server Extension
ABI class: XFree86 Server Extension, version 0.1



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