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Old 05-31-03, 02:21 PM   #1
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Default Driver won't work, but no errors reported!

Okay.. I've been trying for a couple of days to get the latest NVidia driver to work, but I can't seem to figure out why it's not working.. I'll attach my XF86Config in the next message and the log file in the one after that...

I have set up the config file just as it's directed in the ReadMe file... When I try to run "startx" it trys to run the X-Server, but instead of graphics, I get a bunch of nonsense characters in different characters... The log files register no error!!

Oh.. also, when I have the garbled text on the screen, I can't switch between terminals.. (ie Ctrl-Alt-F2, etc..) When I hit Ctrl-Alt-Del the HD will make some noise, but nothing else happens... If I hit it enough times, sometimes the machine reboots...

System Info:
OS: Red Hat Linux 9 (kernel version 2.4.20-13.9)
Video Card: Asus v7100 Deluxe (GeForce 2 MX 400 /w video-in/out)
CPU: Pentium 3
Motherboard: Asus MX3s

I used the NVidia Linux driver for IA32.. That's the right one to use for a Pentium 3, right??
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Old 05-31-03, 02:22 PM   #2
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# XFree86 4 configuration created by redhat-config-xfree86

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "DevInputMice" "AlwaysCore"
EndSection

Section "Files"

# RgbPath is the location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name of the
# file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
# no need to change the default.
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
FontPath "unix/:7100"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "extmod"
Load "fbdevhw"
Load "glx"
Load "record"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
# Load "dri"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
# Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"
# To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
# Option "XkbDisable"
# To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
# lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
# keyboard, you will probably want to use:
# Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
# If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
# Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
#
# Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
# For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# or:
# Option "XkbLayout" "de"
# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
#
# If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
# control keys, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
# Or if you just want both to be control, use:
# Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
#
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "keyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# If the normal CorePointer mouse is not a USB mouse then
# this input device can be used in AlwaysCore mode to let you
# also use USB mice at the same time.
Identifier "DevInputMice"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "Samsung SyncMaster 750(M)s(T)"
DisplaySize 320 240
HorizSync 30.0 - 70.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 160.0
Option "dpms"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
# Driver "nv"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX (generic)"
VideoRam 32768
BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

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

Section "DRI"
Group 0
Mode 0666
EndSection
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Old 05-31-03, 02:24 PM   #3
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Okay.. seems the log is too long to just cut'n'paste.. I have it attached to this message...
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File Type: log xfree86.0.log (23.0 KB, 120 views)
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Old 05-31-03, 03:58 PM   #4
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One more thing... I have installed the NVidia drivers for Win 2000 on my machine as well (dual boot) and they work fine, except that I can't get my TV Tuner to work properly. Or, for that matter, I can't seem to get any of the video-in or video-out functions to work...
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