Anyone have an xorg.conf to share for an nVidia NV17 [GeForce4
david at catwhisker.org
Fri Mar 20 21:52:54 PDT 2009
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:29:05PM -0500, Robert Noland wrote:
> So, looking at the log, at least some of your drivers are out of date
> and not built against the current server. Probably because they are
> either dead drivers, or not longer build.
Hmm... how might one know that a given driver is out of date? As long
as I can do so without loss of functionality, I'll happily reduce the
number of installed ports.... :-}
> Start by removing the cyrix, imstt and nsc drivers and see if configure
> will run then.
Aye; it did; thanks!
> With current ports, the nv driver should dtrt. FWIW,
I figured it would be adequate for my purposes....
> the only video drivers that you probably need are nv and possibly vesa.
Right. The others would have been automagically installed from
installing the x11/xorg meta-port with minimal changes from the default
I'm trying to be at least reasonable about keeping things up-to-date;
how might I take appropriate evasive action to reduce the probability of
a recurrence of this sort of thing?
Thanks again -- being stuck with a handful of vtys was crampiing my
David H. Wolfskill david at catwhisker.org
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