>Perhaps you should check if the option line nvagp is added in with >number "1" in the device section of XF86Config
That fixed it. It ran xscreensaver for 4 hours last night. Virtual console came back fine after exiting X, too. I figured since I had applied the nforce2 agpgart patch, that why would I need to use video driver internal agp support. Curious...
Much obliged to you, Xin(tEb, for the suggestion.
Didn't have time to play with the tvout. Have to move the system closer to a tv.