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Old 07-24-04, 06:55 PM   #3
drumz
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Default Re: Xorg, Nvidia -> black screen of death.

1. /usr/src/linux is linked to the proper kernel when I install it. And yes, after installing each kernel I've re-emerged nvidia-kernel nvidia-glx and ran opengl-update nvidia.

2. Turning ACPI off causes my system not to see the AGP.

3. I've tried passing the nopapic kernel parameter, no difference.


Executing an 'emerge -p linux-headers' showed that for some reason there was an update/change that should have taken place but didn't. I've run that and am now re-emerging glibc as per the header instructions. I'll then recompile/install my kernel and nvidia drivers and see if this makes a difference. Hopefully it will, thanks for the idea.
4. I didn't check to see if the previous version of the drivers properly used agp, but with them I definitely couldn't turn on ACPI which results in not being able to auto power off the box on shutdown.
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