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Old 01-05-09, 03:17 PM   #10
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Default Re: Compile Error - Nvidia driver installation

Originally Posted by panamajo View Post
Hm ... I'd agree that the openSUSE X11 configuration utility "sax2" really sucks *ahem
And I have some complaints about the precompiled drivers in the nVIDIA repo.

But as said before, you should look in /var/log/Xorg.0.log
The driver will log why it's choosing a resolution and why other resolutions weren't chosen. From the /etc/X11/xorg.conf you posted, I'd say it's either the IMHO silly UseModes entry in the Monitor section or the unnecessary long list of unavailable resolutions in the Screen section (it's a Laptop with 1280x800, right?).
Well, the Xorg log is new stuff for me as it is the first time I have had to dig this deep. See if you can pinpoint the source of problem in the attached log.
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