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Re: NVIDIA GeForce FX5200 Linux Driver



On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 20:07 -0300, Vinicius wrote:
> Lonni J Friedman escreveu:
> > On 9/30/06, Christopher A. Williams <chrisw01 comcast net> wrote:
> >> On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 14:06 -0500, Erich Carlson wrote:
> >> > On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 12:00 -0700, Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> >> > > On 9/30/06, Erich Carlson <computerperceptions coxinet net> wrote:
> >> > > > On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 11:53 -0700, Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> >> > > > > You're using the nv X driver or the nvidia X driver?
> >> > > >
> >> > > > am using the 'nv' driver
> >> > >
> >> > > You might want to try the nvidia X driver to see if the problem
> >> persists.
> >> >
> >> > I will test that, kinda makes sense, as I don't have a problem if I
> >> boot
> >> > into run level 3.
> >>
> >> I've been having the exact same problem with my FX5200 for about 3
> >> months now. The difference only is that, for me, the screen freeze is
> >> extremely consistent. I was using the Livna driver packages before.
> >> Since reverting back to the nvidia X driver, I have had no issues with
> >> freezing at all. Of course, I also no longer am able to play some of my
> >> favorite OpenGL games (PP Racer and Foo Billiard, for example) either.
> >>
> >> I was about to throw my hands in the air and spend the $$ to get a newer
> >> card, but would rather not, especially if this really is a bug. Now that
> >> someone else is experiencing it too, I'm more confident that it is
> >> software related.
> > 
> > Have you tried the 1.0-9625 beta driver?  You might also want to post
> > an nvidia-bug-report.log on nvnews.net so that the NVIDIA folks can
> > look into this.
> > 
> > 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I'm using this graphic card for a year with no issue. Maybe the monitor
> be the problem.

I doubt it's the monitor. I've used multiple monitors and changed
resolutions to see if that was the issue. All to no avail...

Cheers,

Chris

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