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Old 01-16-12, 06:30 PM   #6
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Default Re: NVIDIA on openSUSE 12.1 problems

I've been having the same problem with an insanely slow KDE experience (chrome scrolls so slowly, it's barely usable etc).

However, I fiddled around a bit and I seemed to have solved the problem. I haven't figured out, if any of these measures was solely responsible for the increased performance, but here is what I did:

- uninstalled nouveau driver
- used nomodset kernel parameter on boot

Also, I installed razor-qt to exclude any memory issues from KDE 4.7 and it seems to work quite nicely.

I'm on a Dell Vostro 1500 using a Geforce 8600M on the binary drivers (which worked just fine using openSUSE 11.4).

If anyone is interested, I can go ahead and track down what exactly did the trick.

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