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Re: NVIDIA Driver on FC4



On Wed, 2005-06-29 at 10:49 +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> André Alves wrote:
> > Anyone have installed the nvidia driver on Fedora Core 4?? I'm with
> > serious problems, after the instalation of the driver and modify the
> > xorg.conf file I only have a black screen on startup. Any help?? There
> > are any more procediments in fc4?
> > 
> 
> Yes, I too see this with FC4 and the latest driver (7667 - released a 
> couple of days ago). There's an entire thread on this on the discussion 
> forum for the linux nvidia drivers on the nvidia site. Unscientifically 
> I changed two things at once, I upgraded from FC3 to FC4, and from 
> driver 7167 to 7667. The combination gave the black screen issue, but I 
> haven't had time to revert to an older driver yet to see where the 
> problem lies.
> 
Vanilla 2.6.12 solves the problem. For some reason, the stock kernel was
also giving me LoopBack and TCP problems (which I suspect are unique to
my hardware) which are resolved with the vanilla kernel.
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