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Old 10-28-10, 03:17 PM   #1
linuxfever
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Default nvidia-settings hangs

Hi,

I am using an up-to-date openSUSE 11.3 (64-bit), KDE 4.5.2, an NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT and the proprietary NVIDIA driver 260.19.12, which I installed manually following the instructions from

http://en.opensuse.org/SDB:NVIDIA_the_hard_way


Sometimes, running "nvidia-settings" will cause the whole desktop to freeze for about 5-10 seconds, spike the Xorg CPU usage up to 100%, until the settings appear where everything goes back to normal. I am experiencing the same problem even with the older 256.53 driver.

Running "nvidia-settings" from a terminal does not show any output and restarting X does not help. Any ideas how to figure out what is happening, any places to look for log files?

Thanks for any suggestions.
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