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Old 02-04-04, 09:52 AM   #1
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Default FBDEV(0): FBIOPAN_DISPLAY: Invalid argument

Hi I am having problems with my nvidia card mys system is as follows

dell dimension P4 1.8Ghz
Suse linux 8.2
Nvidia geforce 3 ti 200

After following the nvidia readme file i have a config file that looks like the following
Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libglx.so"
Load "glx"
Load "extmod"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "speedo"
Load "v4l"

Section "Device"
Identifier "Device[0]"
VendorName "nvidia"
Driver "nvidia"
BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
Screen 0
Option "Rotate" "off"
Option "IgnoreDisplayDevices" "TV"
Option "NvAgp" "1"


I get the following error

**) FBDEV(0): Using "Shadow Framebuffer"
(II) Loading sub module "shadow"
(II) LoadModule: "shadow"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libshadow.a
(II) Module shadow: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: XFree86 ANSI C Emulation, version 0.2
(EE) FBDEV(0): FBIOPAN_DISPLAY: Invalid argument

... and then again

(EE) Failed to initialize GLX extension (NVIDIA XFree86 driver not found)
(EE) FBDEV(0): FBIOPAN_DISPLAY: Invalid argument
(EE) FBDEV(0): FBIOPAN_DISPLAY: Invalid argument
(II) Keyboard "Keyboard[0]" handled by legacy driver
(**) Option "Protocol" "ps/2"
(**) Mouse[1]: Protocol: "ps/2"
(**) Option "CorePointer"
(**) Mouse[1]: Core Pointer
(**) Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
(**) Option "Emulate3Buttons" "on"
(**) Mouse[1]: Emulate3Buttons, Emulate3Timeout: 50
(==) Mouse[1]: Buttons: 3
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Mouse[1]" (type: MOUSE)
(II) Mouse[1]: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded

being new to linux I do not know what these errors are or how to fix them, please if u have encountered similar
problems and think you know how to solve them let me know

attached are the full config and log files
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Old 02-04-04, 12:03 PM   #2
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There's no mention of the fbdev driver in the configuration file you posted, are you sure you edited /etc/X11/XF86Config ?
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Old 02-05-04, 06:05 AM   #3
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Yeh it was definately the XF86Config file! that is why I am stumped
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