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Re: [opensuse] One thing driving me crazy - opensuse 11.1/kde4.2 factory/effing nvidia Geforce
  • From: "Rajko M." <rmatov101@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 18:48:48 -0500
  • Message-id: <200903191848.48570.rmatov101@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 19 March 2009 06:18:27 pm ianseeks wrote:

My screen can go black when clicking on an icon/widget, everything is still
running e.g. Alt-Tab displays a list of running apps, but i cannot get the
display back unless I Ctrl-Alt-Backspace.

it is really ruining my KDE4 experience.

Ive tried the stable and beta version of the Nvidia driver but its the same
result. I don't even know how to explain a this in a bug report because i
can't reproduce it at will.


How do i set it to use the "nv" driver in yast? I might as well give it a


Hi Ian,

what driver version you use?
What card?
Any problems with updates?

The nv driver you can set with
sax2 -m 0=nv
from terminal, when xorg is not running.

Terminal Ctrl-Alt-F2
Login as root
init 3
sax2 -m 0=nv
init 5 && exit

Regards, Rajko
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