Nvidia problem fixed in current?
chris at tellme3times.com
Sun Nov 30 18:06:55 PST 2003
Justin Smith wrote:
> The kernel nvidia driver worked fine in 5.1. It only STOPPED working
> when I upgraded to 5.2 beta (and rebuilt and reinstalled the kernel
> This is a problem of 5.2 vs 5.1 ---- something changed that stopped it
> from working. Perhaps some libraries in 5.2 are no longer compatible
> with the nvidia kernel driver (since it is, fundamentally, a binary
> program --- one cannot recompile the core of it).
> Perhaps it's a problem with AGP in 5.2. Slowing down AGP (to 1x)
> allows the nvidia driver to work but it still reboots the machine
> whenever I try to do anything that involves OpenGL...
> Also, it's odd the the thing fails in such a strange manner (rebooting
> the machine without any error messages).
I had this with an ASUS mother board. Could not figure it out intill
the board failed and I replaced the board.
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