nvidia-driver weirdness

Christopher Illies christopher.illies at ki.se
Mon Nov 28 10:08:45 GMT 2005

On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 10:37:20PM -0800, Remington wrote:
> Im sure this is a repeat post or I'm missing something stupid. Xorg
> keeps randlonly locking and hard rebooting my machine when the nvidia
> xorg driver is loaded. It can keep running for a few minutes, or take a
> few hours before the lockup can occur.
> I have commented out device agp out of my kernel config, and likewise
> kept it in there, both with no luck. I've also tried NvAGP set to both
> 1, and 2 with no luck
>         Driver      "nvidia"
>         VendorName  "NVIDIA"
>         BoardName   "Geforce 6800 GT"
>         Option      "NvAGP" "2"
>         BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
> Any assitance would be great, after an extensive google search I got
> nothing.

Did you try disabling AGP completely with Option "NvAGP" "0"?
That is what helped in my case (screen frozen, but mouse pointer
moves bug).



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