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Old 04-23-04, 07:14 AM   #1
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Default brocken framebuffer

i upgradet my nvidia driver to the latest one (1.0-5336)
since that the framebuffer (vesafb) consoles do not work any more, but the X server is running fine.

any ideas?
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Old 04-24-04, 01:32 AM   #2
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Default Re: brocken framebuffer

Same problem.
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=27146
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Old 04-27-04, 07:51 AM   #3
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more information:

i attached the X Log but i didn't find any serious problems

here is a screenshot of the problem:
(on the left how it should look
and on the right how it looks after the nvidia kernel module is loadet)


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About my System:

System:

Linux version 2.4.21 (non SuSE Kernel)
SuSE 8.2

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Card Info:

Model: GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X
IRQ: 11
Video BIOS: 04.18.20.02.20
Card Type: AGP

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PCI Information:

00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8377 [KT400 AGP] Host Bridge
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 PCI Bridge
00:0c.0 Communication controller: Conexant HSF 56k HSFi Modem (rev 01)
00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB (rev 80)
00:10.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB (rev 80)
00:10.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB (rev 80)
00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 82)
00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 ISA Bridge
00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586/B/686A/B PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 50)
00:13.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV18 [GeForce4 MX 440 AGP 8x] (rev a2)

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PS: even there is this bug. thanx to the nvida developers my graphics card is now running with twice of the FPS rate.
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Old 04-27-04, 10:21 AM   #4
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Default Re: brocken framebuffer

Try setting vga=normal in the boot menu.
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