Re: NVidia, Tyan k8w, xorg and acpi.
OK. After a day, 202beta didn't hack it.
Tried to launch a GL application, whamo. Hard reset. Damn.
Oh well... at least the 2D stuff is quick. Really makes you wonder what the reviewers do to get this stuff to work right.
[ sorry for these off topic messages. looks like either the K8W or the NVIDIA linux driver are just not ready for prime time. Damn. ]