Xorg Problems

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 00:33:02 UTC 2010

On 8/21/10 7:12 PM, Warren Block wrote:
>> I changed the driver from vesa to nVidia but the nVidia driver could not
>> be found and X exited.  After restoring vesa I ran the test on xorg.conf
>> -retro and it worked ok.  However, startx still produced only a black
>> screen.
> nVidia is a long story.  There are binary drivers provided by nVidia,
> and there's a limited open-source driver provided by xorg.  Someone else
> is going to have to provide detail.
> For now, vesa at 1024x768 should be fine.

Just curious - why are you using vesa instead of nv (not nVidia)?


Glen Barber

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