[kde-linux] NVIDIA configuration

Paul Cartwright paul_tbot at pcartwright.com
Sat Oct 6 13:03:31 UTC 2007

On Sat October 6 2007 8:57 am, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> I am running Debian Etch 4.0. Last time I ran the update and it got me a
> new kernel :
> $ uname -a
> Linux paulandcilla 2.6.18-5-686 #1 SMP Wed Sep 26 17:54:59 UTC 2007 i686
> GNU/Linux
> when I rebooted my Xwindows didn't work with driver nvidia. When I changed
> it to nv xwindows comes up, so ai reran dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg a few
> times, no success, until finally I unchecked GLX from the video
> configuration.
> Now I get my NVIDIA splash screen and it comes up  BUT I still have some
> issues.
> when I try to go to the system menu and run NVIDIA X server settings, the
> hourglass spins, I see the NVIDIA box in the system tray, then it
> disappears. also, when I run mplayer I get :
> ~$ mplayer
> Segmentation fault
> and nothing happens.
> help!
I forgot to mention from xorg.conf:
Section "Device"
        Identifier      "nVidia Corporation GeForce 7300 LE"
        Driver          "nvidia"
        BusID           "PCI:1:0:0"

Paul Cartwright
Registered Linux user # 367800
Registered Ubuntu User #12459

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