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Old 04-11-09, 07:07 PM   #2
geezer1
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Default Re: GeForce 8800 GT & Acer AL2216W monitor

Upgraded to Kubuntu 8.10, booted the h/w driver app, installed and activated the 180.x driver for my 8800GT card


Rebooted the machine and the Kubuntu hangs during the reboot with the following message:

HDIO_DRIVE_CMD failed: Input/output error
stopping Firestarter
stopping nptd

it hangs trying to stop ntpd

Here is a copy of the xconfig file created during the installation/activation:

Quote:
# xorg.conf (X.Org X Window System server configuration file)
#
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
#
# Edit this file with caution, and see the xorg.conf manual page.
# (Type "man xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
#
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
#
# Note that some configuration settings that could be done previously
# in this file, now are automatically configured by the server and settings
# here are ignored.
#
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following command:
# sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Configured Monitor"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Monitor "Configured Monitor"
Device "Configured Video Device"
DefaultDepth 24
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "glx"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Configured Video Device"
Driver "nvidia"
Option "NoLogo" "True"
EndSection
Any ideas?????
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