[Mageia-discuss] nvidia drivers

blind Pete 0123peter at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 07:44:00 CEST 2011

on Mon, 18 Apr 2011 02:21
in the Usenet newsgroup gmane.linux.mageia.user
Ahmad Samir wrote:

> On 17 April 2011 09:08, blind Pete <0123peter-
Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is there a know problem with nvidia cards on beta 1?
>> Or am I doing something silly?
>> I have a GF210 and and old GF2 MX/MX400.  I have had no
>> display with nvidia-current, nvidia96xx, or nouveau.
>> --
>> blind Pete
>> Sig goes here...
> GeForce 210 should ideally work with nouveau and nvidia-current, if it
> doesn't please file a bug report and attach /var/log/Xorg.0.log.

I have opened a bug report, #904.  

32 bit installations require a kernel parameter like, "vmalloc=256M".  

> MX/MX400 should ideally work with nouveau or nv, nvidia96xx doesn't
> compile with kernel-2.6.38 and doesn't work with X server 1.10 in
> Cauldron... so we have to wait for upstream to release a new
> nvidia96xx.

I'll give up on trying to get nVidia96xx driver running.  


blind Pete
Sig goes here...

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