Mailinglist Archive: opensuse (1473 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [opensuse] Re: NVIDIA control files
  • From: Roger Oberholtzer <roger@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 09:59:16 +0200
  • Message-id: <1245225556.12449.72.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2009-06-16 at 13:20 -0400, Boris Epstein wrote:

OK, figured this one out. There is a file called
/etc/modprobe.d/nvidia whose content look something like the

options nvidia NVreg_DeviceFileUID=0 NVreg_DeviceFileGID=33

All you have to do is change the mode in NVreg_DeviceFileMode=0xxx to
what you desire.

OOC, why would you need to change this? I have:

crw-rw---- 1 root video 195, 255 2009-06-15 08:07 /dev/nvidiactl

Wouldn't that be correct? Xorg runs as root.

I ask all this because I still cannot get desktop effects to work with a
supported nvidia card (all in an earlier thread in these parts).

Roger Oberholtzer

OPQ Systems / Ramböll RST

Ramböll Sverige AB
Krukmakargatan 21
P.O. Box 17009
SE-104 62 Stockholm, Sweden

Office: Int +46 8-615 60 20
Mobile: Int +46 70-815 1696

To unsubscribe, e-mail: opensuse+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxx
For additional commands, e-mail: opensuse+help@xxxxxxxxxxxx

< Previous Next >
Follow Ups