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Re: NVIDIA GeForce FX5200 Linux Driver

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.


I'm using this graphic card for a year with no issue. Maybe the monitor
be the problem.


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