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Old 02-10-04, 05:44 PM   #1
BarkingBonefish
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Default Why does XFree still see "nv" instead of "nvidia"

Built the drivers. According to the installer log, it was a success. The drivers are sitting in /dev, nice and new. After messing around with manual edits of the XFree86config file for roughly ten hours, getting response after response that it could not load nvidia drivers, I finally just took a peek at the XFree display configuration utility. All I can see for nvidia cards is "nv". There is no "nvidia" driver set that it can see. Is this normal for a machine that has not had a successful boot with these new drivers, or is something else wrong?

Thanks in advance for any comments you come up with.

BB

PS: see my other post for the installer log.

Thanks again.
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