Hi. I can't get worked Nvidia 8400M G on my laptop.
I'm using Fedora 8. It's up to date.
Commands I used after a fresh install:
--- so far everything is OK.
yum install kmod-nvidia
----Everything is OK again.
But after log in Gnome some of followings happen:
* while moving windows some white areas appears on screen
* on some program windows vertical and horizental "empty" areas appears and it gets normal if I minimize/maximize program (or I switch another desktop and back).
* Sometimes screen freezes (except mouse pointer), and box is out of control. I can't switch to any Virtual Terminal.
* If I open a divx with kaffeine screen freezes for a while (15-20 secs) and after that video goes like fast forward. If I open divx with KPlayer X completely freezes.
* Some components of program forms (button, label, check box...) disappear or appears incorrect place or not appear correctly at all.
All of this behaviors happens randomly and in 10 minutes X freezes completely. (sometimes only mouse pointer left movable)
While I discover this behaviors of X, after login I typed as root: "shutdown -hP 5" in a terminal and started doing something (open films, moving windows...). System goes down after 5 minutes if X freezes or not.
So I think only X crashes, System work properly.
If I remove kmod-nvidia via yum everything is fine like before install kmod-nvidia.
My laptop is Acer 5520G:
Nvidia 8400M G, 2GB DDR2, Turion TL58...
My lspci output:
00:00.0 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP67 Memory Controller (rev a2)
00:01.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP67 ISA Bridge (rev a2)
00:01.1 SMBus: nVidia Corporation MCP67 SMBus (rev a2)
00:01.2 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation Unknown device 0541 (rev a2)
00:01.3 Co-processor: nVidia Corporation Unknown device 0543 (rev a2)
00:02.0 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev a2)
00:02.1 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller (rev a2)
00:04.0 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev a2)
00:04.1 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller (rev a2)
00:06.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation MCP67 IDE Controller (rev a1)
00:07.0 Audio device: nVidia Corporation MCP67 High Definition Audio (rev a1)
00:08.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation Unknown device 0561 (rev a2)
00:09.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation MCP67 AHCI Controller (rev a2)
00:0a.0 Ethernet controller: nVidia Corporation MCP67 Ethernet (rev a2)
00:0b.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP67 PCI Express Bridge (rev a2)
00:0c.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP67 PCI Express Bridge (rev a2)
00:0d.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP67 PCI Express Bridge (rev a2)
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
01:04.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 05)
01:04.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter (rev 22)
01:04.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C843 MMC Host Controller (rev 12)
01:04.3 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter (rev 12)
01:04.4 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller (rev ff)
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 8400M G (rev a1)
05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5006EG 802.11 b/g Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01)
output of "lspci -v" for graphic card:
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 8400M G (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Unknown device 0126
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 21
Memory at ce000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at cc000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=32M]
I/O ports at 4000 [size=128]
Capabilities:  Power Management version 2
Capabilities:  Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable-
Capabilities:  Express Endpoint, MSI 00
Kernel modules: nvidiafb
xorg.conf ( kmod-nvidia installed) :
# Xorg configuration created by livna-config-display
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
Option "AIGLX" "on"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "tr"
Option "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
Viewport 0 0
Option "Composite" "Enable"
What should I do to get worked nvidia?
What is wrong with this?
Am I missing something?
Or kmod-nvidia does not support GeForce8400M G yet?