fred at blakemfg.com
Sun Aug 22 02:17:16 UTC 2010
Glen Barber wrote:
> 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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Vesa is what Xorg -configure comes up with. Should the nVidia driver
name be nv?
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