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Old 08-08-04, 06:36 AM   #1
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Question Black screen when X starts


I have a problem using the nvidia drivers (6111). Upon starting x the screen will go black and the system will become unresponsive. CTRL-ALT-DEL and CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE do nothing, and a hard reset is required.

X works perfectly with the open-source 'nv' driver, but trying to start with driver 'nvidia' always results in this problem.

I installed the 6106 driver, but the problem remains. (I also tried to install 5336, but the kernel module refused to compile against my 2.6.7 kernel.)

I have tried changing the resolution and Option "NvAGP" "0", but that doesn't have any effect.

Some information on my system:

Gentoo system running with a manually compiled vanilla 2.6.7 kernel.
Athlon processor and nForce2 based motherboard (GA-7N400E-L)
Graphics card is a Leadtek A360TDH (GeForce FX5700) server

I have attached my Xorg.conf file and /var/log/Xorg.0.log at verbosity 5

Any ideas?

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