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Old 12-29-05, 06:33 PM   #1
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Default how I can know wether 8178 is working?

I have installed 8178 on FC5
but there is no nv appear when boot computer(not as on FC3)
how I can know wether 8178 is working?
thank you!
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Old 12-29-05, 08:36 PM   #2
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Default Re: how I can know wether 8178 is working?

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Originally Posted by ddd999
I have installed 8178 on FC5
but there is no nv appear when boot computer(not as on FC3)
how I can know wether 8178 is working?
thank you!
What does running things like glxgears, glxinfo and /sbin/lsmod | grep nvidia show?

Do you see details for nvida in /proc/driver/nvidia

FC5 is still in beta, you can expect some issues. Have you full updated it?
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Old 12-29-05, 09:45 PM   #3
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Default Re: how I can know wether 8178 is working?

I have install 8178 ,but i think it donnot work
because :I have done following
Remove the line:

Driver "nv"
(or Driver "vesa")
(or Driver "fbdev")

and replace it with the line:

Driver "nvidia"

Remove the following lines:

Load "dri"
Load "GLCore"

In the Module section of the file, add the line (if it does not already exist):

Load "glx"
when reboot:fail
log :
This is a pre-release version of the X server from The X.Org Foundation.
It is not supported in any way.
Bugs may be filed in the bugzilla at http://bugs.freedesktop.org/.
Select the "xorg" product for bugs you find in this release.
Before reporting bugs in pre-release versions please check the
latest version in the X.Org Foundation CVS repository.
See http://wiki.x.org/wiki/CvsPage for CVS access instructions.

X Window System Version 6.99.99.902 (7.0.0 RC 2)
Release Date: 09 November 2005
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.99.99.902
Build Operating System:Linux 2.6.9-22.ELsmp i686Red Hat, Inc.
Current Operating System: Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.14-1.1696_FC5 #1 Sat Nov 19 19:02:13 EST 2005 i686
Build Date: 17 November 2005
Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.
Module Loader present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(++) Log file: "/dev/null", Time: Fri Dec 30 11:34:41 2005
(++) Using config file: "/tmp/tmpQTRLl1xorg.config"
(EE) Failed to load module "glx" (a required submodule could not be loaded, 0)
(EE) Failed to load module "nvidia" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) No drivers available.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
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Old 12-29-05, 09:48 PM   #4
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but I have install 8178
-> Your X configuration file has been successfully updated. Installation of
the NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Driver for Linux-x86 (version: 1.0-8178) is
now complete.
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Old 12-30-05, 02:08 AM   #5
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Default Re: how I can know wether 8178 is working?

Quote:
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but I have install 8178
-> Your X configuration file has been successfully updated. Installation of
the NVIDIA Accelerated Graphics Driver for Linux-x86 (version: 1.0-8178) is
now complete.
I think you need to see this post. Seems things have changed slightly.

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...9&postcount=16
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Old 12-30-05, 05:37 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by rbirdman
I think you need to see this post. Seems things have changed slightly.

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...9&postcount=16
sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-8178-pkg1.run --x-module-path=/usr/lib
problem still
(++) Using config file: "/tmp/tmpW1MtgWxorg.config"
(EE) Failed to load module "glx" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) Failed to load module "nVIDIA" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) No drivers available
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