Gentoo and nVidia drivers
jason at lunkwill.org
Thu Nov 17 19:07:06 MST 2005
I almost always end up using NVidia's installer on my debian-like boxes.
On Thu, 17 Nov 2005, Mitch Anderson wrote:
> Over the last week, I've installed a Gentoo box on a slow Duron 800 with an
> nVidia FX5200. Everythings been going fine except now I'm trying to get X up
> and running with the nVidia driver. I've installed the nvidia-kernel and
> nvidia-glx, all goes fine. I can get kdm to start up just fine with the
> driver set to "nv" but when I change it to "nvidia" X takes up 99% of the
> processor with no sign of ever giving it back. Just wondering if anyone has
> some pointers on what I've done wrong with the kernel/nvidia configs?
> I've been following a couple how-to's (mostly the gentoo handbook) and this:
> And some kernel options here:
> I've tried with the agpgart compiled as a module, in the kernel, and not at
> all. All have the same result... faik
> Ideas? other howtos? I can post or make available my kernel config and other
> use variables if needed.
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