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Old 01-13-05, 04:37 PM   #1
S. A. Sequeira
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Default GeForce4 MX 440 - X - blank consoles

Hi,

Wondering if this has been knocked on the head.

The last usable driver for be has been 4496. I have been using minion.de's patched for kernel 2.6 until now, it won't compile for 2.6.10. I have been told I should use an 'official' driver.

BLANK CONSOLE (VTs) when switching from X. Works fine with the 4496 driver from minion.de upto kernel 2.6.9.

I have tried the latest driver 6629 with kernel 2.6.10 and get the same problem, with or without the FB.

Is there any solution? If it is a firmware upgrade, where do I find the upgrade?

$ cat /proc/driver/nvidia/cards/0
Model: GeForce4 MX 440
IRQ: 5
Video BIOS: 04.17.00.30.00
Card Type: AGP

Distro LFS
CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2000+ stepping 01

$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8366/A/7 [Apollo KT266/A/333]
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8366/A/7 [Apollo KT266/A/333 AGP]
00:0a.0 SCSI storage controller: Adaptec AIC-7892B U160/m (rev 02)
00:0e.0 RAID bus controller: Triones Technologies, Inc. HPT366/368/370/370A/372 (rev 05)
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)
00:12.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 74)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV17 [GeForce4 MX440] (rev a3)

Cheers.
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