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Old 10-05-08, 03:00 PM   #1
oxman
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Default nvidia/ubuntu mess

I have three problems and one question:

nvidia 7900gto on amd64 opteron175 ubuntu dapper x86_64 kernal-2.6. Unable to use drivers without black screen.

nvidia 7900gto on amd64 2x opteron175 ubuntu heron x86_64 kernal-2.6 Don't know which driver to install. The 69. legacy driver and 173. driver do not work on my system. I get frequent lockups and black screen at x. I can only access my desktop by safe boot and reconfiguring x.

nvidia 8400M GS on an hp notebook intel x2 64 ubuntu heron x86_64 kernal-2.6. Scared half to death to install any drivers for fear of hammering my system as per above but I am not get full resolution on my screen as it is set up now.

How do I clean up this mess? I've got drivers installed that don't work. I can only get into my dapper and heron by not using nvidia drivers through "fix x...". Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-05-08, 03:13 PM   #2
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Default Re: nvidia/ubuntu mess

Bug report generation and Ubuntu installation are both very well documented in the sticky threads of this forum.

Please read them.
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