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Old 07-09-06, 07:25 AM   #1
cjlesh
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Default Geforce4 420 Go "Black Bar"

Help:

I have a toshiba satellite 1415-s173 with a geforce4 420 go video card.

The nvidia drivers have always worked for me in the past, but I haven't run linux on this laptop in about a year.

I just installed Fedora Core 5, and used the Livna repository for the latest nvidia kernel module (8762).

In my file /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia-glx I have the following:

options nvidia NVregSoftEDIDs=0 NVreg_Mobile=4

In the past, I would use:
option "IgnoreEDID" "1"

in my xorg.conf file, but I see this is deprecated. However, I have been unable to find a combination of options to remove the 1 inch thick "black bar" down the side of the screen.

Help?

Thanks in advance,
cjl
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Old 07-10-06, 07:50 AM   #2
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Default Re: Geforce4 420 Go "Black Bar"

I'm having the exact same problem: it worked in the past, and had to use
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option "IgnoreEDID" "1"
to get the fullscreen used, it isn't working with the latest "legacy" driver.

Please tell us something, thanks.
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