xorg && 7-current && ( kde || nvidia driver ) == desktop crash
deb at es.net
Mon Feb 9 18:01:05 PST 2009
Oops. Brain FART... I'm in a multi-OS environment... My answer was with
respect to a different OS, but it might be applicable to FreeBSD. I
don't have experience with nVidia on FreeBSD.
Energy Science Network
Berkeley, CA 94720
Deb Heller-Evans wrote:
> I ran into the same kind of issue. FWIW, I had better luck
> downloading the nVidia drivers from the website which includes
> modifying the kernel. I can now do all kinds of extra things, like
> spanning 2 monitors, etc (on workstations).
> I can dig up my notes if you intend to go this route at some point...
> Deb Heller-Evans
> Energy Science Network
> Berkeley, CA 94720
> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> Okay, I've exhausted every google search I can think of, and not
>> getting anywhere, so now to ask ...
>> Just upgraded my motherboard / CPU (old one fried out) ... picked up
>> an ASUS P5Q with a Quad Core Intel CPU ... everything boots / runs
>> fine, until I try and start up X ...
>> If I use the 'nv' driver in my X conig file, and the twm window
>> manager, everything starts up fine, I can load Firefox, etc, etc ...
>> As soon as I switch from nv -> nvidia and start, the screen goes
>> blank and the machine reboots ...
>> If I switch from nvidia -> nv and use '/usr/local/kde4/bin/startkde',
>> the screen goes blank, and the machine reboots ...
>> I just installed icewm, and using that, everything loads up fine too ...
>> So, I figure there is something that I'm either missing in my
>> install, or that I've configured wrong that kde is trying to use, but
>> I'm at a lose as to what ...
>> Can anyone help?
>> Thanks ...
>> Marc G. Fournier Hub.Org Networking Services
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