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Old 04-23-06, 03:21 AM   #2
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Default Re: Problems with any drivers >1.0-7667 on Geforce FX Go5200

I had exactly this screen problem years ago on my Uniwill L372N1 All-in-one-PC with an integrated Geforce4 420 Go 32M, up to the 5xxx drivers if i remember correctly.
With later drivers (up to 8178) the problem switched to a black screen when trying to start X.
But now with the new 8756 drivers my problems are finally solved, thank god

A hint for you: Try

options nvidia NVreg_SoftEDIDs=0 NVreg_Mobile=1 NVreg_FlatPanelMode=0

in /etc/modprobe.conf, maybe this fixes your problem. Especially playing around with the NVreg_Mobile option is worth a try.

Greetings and good luck

PS: Try starting X with "startx -- -verbose 6 -logverbose 6". Even after a hard reboot i was able to read the logs at /var/log/Xorg.0.log.
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