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Re: [opensuse-factory] NVIDIA/Leap 15.0: Console (VT) not working with external display
On Sat, May 26, 2018 at 12:46:39PM +0200, Till Dörges wrote:
Am 26.05.2018 um 11:45 schrieb Stefan Dirsch:

On Fri, May 25, 2018 at 10:30:10AM +0200, Till Dörges wrote:
Since I couldn't get the external display working with the default
nouveau, I tried
the proprietary drivers. I'm now running these RPMs:

user@box:~> rpm -qa nvidia-*
nvidia-computeG04-390.59-lp150.8.1.x86_64
nvidia-gfxG04-kmp-default-390.59_k4.12.14_lp150.11-lp150.8.1.x86_64
nvidia-glG04-390.59-lp150.8.1.x86_64

My Graphics adapter is an "nVidia GM107GLM [Quadro M1200 Mobile]".

Seems you're missing the x11-video-nvidiaG04 package needed for X11
support. Wayland is currently not supported yet with NVIDIA proprietary
driver
(in the works still).

Maybe there's a misunderstanding? At least X11 is working fine for me. I only
have
issues with the virtual terminals. E.g. switching to VT1 (CTRL-ALT-F1) gives
me a
blank external display. Only the int. displays shows VT1.

But if I understood Andrei correctly, the proprietary nvidia driver simply
doesn't
offer the feature I would like to have.

Well, question is if you really want to install parts of the proprietary
NVIDIA driver, but excluding its X11 driver. Apparently you're now using some
fallback X11 driver like fbdev or even vesa and then mixing it with NVIDIA's
libGL. Not sure, if this is what you really want ...

I would suggest to install x11-video-nvidiaG04 in addition first.

Stefan

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