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Old 08-11-04, 04:31 PM   #1
jwehlen
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Default HP nx9500 / GeForce FX Go5700 - hang/freeze/lockup

I am trying to load RedHat Enterprise 3 on an HPA NX9500.
This comes loaded with an NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5700 card.
I can start the X server and login. Every time I try to logout using the GUI the machines hangs totally. It requires a reboot to free it.
It also hangs every time I attempt to use the browser to access the internet.

I have tried attaching this to an externel monitor that is working fine on a Linux desktop without any luck.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Kernel: 2.4.21-9.ELsmp
XFree86: XFree86-4.3.0-44.EL
NVIDIA: 1.0-6111 (Built on this kernel)

XFree86Config:
Section "Monitor"

# Option "dpms"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "PX191"
DisplaySize 380 300
HorizSync 31.0 - 82.0
VertRefresh 56.0 - 76.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection
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