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Old 04-28-10, 06:17 PM   #1
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Default 195.36.24 + 8200m + Laptop HDMI output, nothing on either screen

I am using an older 190.xx version driver until this is resolved. That is where everything works, but as kernels get updated often old drivers lose compatibility.

Distro: Gentoo
I install like normal from Portage.

My (HP G60t-243cl) laptop has an HDMI port. After upgrading from 190.xx series to 195.36.24 (or ANY 195.xx version), and with the same exact configuration, if i run X either with /etc/init.d/xdm or startx I get NO video on my LCD or my laptop screen. Not a computer lock-up as I can go back to a getty console and close, etc. Once I unplug the HDMI cable, startx works and shows on the laptop screen (as expected).

I am just wondering if anyone else has come across this issue. It seems the old driver initialises the screen (and can read the EDID information fine) while the new one just does not.

Strangely enough, in the GUI, the monitor is seen (start X without HDMI plugged, plug it in, click Detect Monitors in GUI). What's strange is if I go to its information there is nothing about its refresh rate, etc. This information is there with a 190.xx driver.

Thanks in advance
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Last edited by Tatsh; 04-28-10 at 10:43 PM. Reason: Added nvidia-bug-report.log.gz; Added report from 190.xx in working state; Added screenshot of nvidia-settings 190.xx
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