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gautam_iitm2002
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 11:02 am    Post subject: installing nvidia freezes comp! :( Reply with quote

hey...i hav jus installed gentoo on my comp..and am going abt configuring the whole thing...but i jus cant get to install the nvidia drivers for my onboard nvidia geforce2 ....i followed all the instructions on the gentoo HOWTO...but as soon as i start X...my comp freezes...this happens only after i change the driver from "nv" to "nvidia" in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file...as long as i dont do dat i can start x w/o any probs...

but i cant run glxgears too...i get the following error

Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0".
glxgears: Error: couldn't get an RGB, Double-buffered visual.

i hav tried reemerging both nvidia-glx and nvidia-kernel but to no avail...

can some1 plz help me out...???????

:cry:

btw im using kernel 2.6.10-r6 and my xorg-x11 version is 6.8.0-r4
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 11:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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