nV News Forums

 
 

nV News Forums (http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/index.php)
-   NVIDIA Linux (http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=14)
-   -   startx blank-screen crashes fix (http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=25013)

bailout 02-17-04 09:53 PM

startx blank-screen crashes fix
 
After installing the drivers and editing x86config as per readme I was getting what appeared to be a crash, the screen would go completely blank with no pc activity and dead keyboard needing a hard reboot. Searching the forum I saw that a lot of people are posting similar problems so i thought I would report how I fixed it.

See this thread and read the second post
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...threadid=24708

I don't know whether my pc would have eventually booted if left for long enough, I left it for 3-4 minutes at least, but applying this fix solved the problem.

I have a crt monitor so I added the line,
option "IgnoreDisplayDevices" "DFP, TV"
and it now boots perfectly.

Check the readme for details.

Virtex 02-19-04 05:20 PM

where did you put it? Under modules?

bailout 02-19-04 08:15 PM

no, under device. Check readme for syntax as I wrote the option into my first post from memory.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:46 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1998 - 2014, nV News.