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Re: speaking of nvidia binary drivers and beryl



good - thanks - it's rather annoying

On Sun, 2007-09-09 at 10:26 -0700, Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> The compositing "black window bug" will be fixed in the next driver release.
> 
> On 9/9/07, Craig White <craigwhite azapple com> wrote:
> > It's not terribly well behaved on my desktop at home.
> >
> > I'm using kmod-nvidia-96xx on an embedded nVidia chipset...(from lspci)
> >
> > 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV18 [GeForce4 MX
> > - nForce GPU] (rev a3) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
> >         Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 248, IRQ 10
> >         Memory at ec000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
> >         Memory at e4000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=64M]
> >         Memory at e8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=512K]
> >         [virtual] Expansion ROM at e8080000 [disabled] [size=128K]
> >         Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 2
> >         Capabilities: [44] AGP version 2.0
> >
> > It somewhat works but I had what googles to be 'beryl/nvidia black
> > screen of death' which is somewhat helped by changing 'Advanced Beryl
> > Options' => 'Rendering Path' to 'Copy' instead of Automatic
> >
> > That being said, it works for a while but then the black screen of death
> > returns and I can somewhat 'cure' it by <Control><Alt>click (to rotate
> > to another desktop) and then returning back to my current desktop.
> > That's ugly
> >
> > I wouldn't be using my embedded nVidia and had an ATI Rage 128 video
> > card in the AGP slot but I never could make the kmod-fglrx work on that,
> > or for that matter, work on a Dell Optiplex 320 embedded ATI video
> > hardware. I'm wondering if the ATI stuff works at all. Anyway, I pulled
> > the ATI AGP card and I can sort of make the embedded nVidia work.
> >
> > Livna however, doesn't appear to have any discussion forums for those
> > video drivers and the last time I asked the Fedora list about the ATI
> > stuff, no one responded.
> >
> > Craig
> 


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