Fedora Linux Support Community & Resources Center

Go Back   FedoraForum.org > Fedora Resources > Guides & Solutions (No Questions)
FedoraForum Search

Forgot Password? Join Us!

Guides & Solutions (No Questions) Post your guides here (No links to Blogs accepted). You can also append your comments/questions to a guide, but don't start a new thread to ask a question. Use another forum for that.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #2011  
Old 23rd January 2012, 12:28 AM
Veeshush Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 37
windows_7firefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

Quote:
Originally Posted by gUrUr2 View Post
well, I think that Cinnamon UI is bit more appealing, but I get the feeling that it is based on the same codebase as gnome-shell, and I think that there might be similar problems.
Right. I was more talking about gnome 3's interface and the like. I was trying to say that even visually and practicality Gnome 3 is a downgrade, just every aspect really.


Kind of reminded me of the Altimit OS from the .hack games, but even that was more attractive.
  #2012  
Old 23rd January 2012, 08:00 AM
gUrUr2 Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 46
linuxfirefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

Try to do the following steps:

1. boot with a fedora cdrom
2. mount the system disks
3. look at dmesg for anything funny and at /var/log/Xorg.0.log

In the worst case edit Xorg.conf by replacing the Driver from "nouveau" to "nv" or even "vesa" . In case this is not working take your system to a hardware shop because it seems you nvidia card is fried and may not be possible to run at the resolutions that is should.
  #2013  
Old 27th January 2012, 03:57 PM
mikeym Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 131
linuxfirefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

How come the RPM Fusion Kmod nvidia drivers change Fedora 16's boot splash from the filling up fedora logo (charge?) to a blue and white progress bar along the bottom of the screen? And is it possible to change back?
  #2014  
Old 27th January 2012, 04:16 PM
leigh123linux
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
linuxfirefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

Quote:
Originally Posted by mikeym View Post
How come the RPM Fusion Kmod nvidia drivers change Fedora 16's boot splash from the filling up fedora logo (charge?) to a blue and white progress bar along the bottom of the screen? And is it possible to change back?

The nvidia driver doesn't support kms



To get it back add the red lines (you may need to change the resolution) to the file listed (don't screw up or your system wont boot)

Code:
[root@main_pc ~]# cat '/etc/default/grub' 
GRUB_TIMEOUT=3
GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR="$(sed 's, release .*$,,g' /etc/system-release)"
GRUB_DEFAULT=0
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="rd.md=0 rd.lvm=0 rd.dm=0 quiet SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 rhgb KEYTABLE=uk rd.luks=0 LANG=en_US.UTF-8"
GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_RECOVERY=true
GRUB_GFXMODE="1280x800x32"
GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX="1280x800x32"
[root@main_pc ~]#
then redo grub

Code:
su
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
  #2015  
Old 27th January 2012, 05:44 PM
mikeym Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 131
linuxfirefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

leigh123linux, thank you. Thank you. Thank you. That has been bugging me for ages.
  #2016  
Old 30th January 2012, 09:03 PM
leigh123linux
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
linuxfirefox
Exclamation Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

Plymouth will break after the next systemd update !!

http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=275781
  #2017  
Old 1st February 2012, 09:33 AM
Carrot Cruncher Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 116
linuxfirefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

hi. can anyone advise what i have to do to get any kind of display during bootup. i've just built a new server based on a minimal installation of fc16. i've installed the nvidia drivers (for a gt 430 card) from the rpmfusion repo and i simply get a blank screen following the grub menu.

kernels i've tested with :
kernel-3.2.1-3.fc16.x86_64
kernel-3.2.2-1.fc16.x86_64

the only plymouth packages installed are :
plymouth-core-libs-0.8.4-0.20110822.3.fc16.x86_64
plymouth-0.8.4-0.20110822.3.fc16.x86_64
plymouth-scripts-0.8.4-0.20110822.3.fc16.x86_64

i have tried :

1. recreating the initramfs files
2. setting the GRUB_GFXMODE and GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX parameters to various values (including "text"). running grub2-mkconfig after adding the entries to /etc/default/grub makes no difference to the resulting grub config file.
3. removing "rhgb" from the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX parameter and recreating the grub config file.

all to no avail. i'm aware of the issue in the previous post but this happens with older versions of systemd.

i don't mind if i have the full graphical splash, the progress bar, or full text during boot, i just want to see the luks prompt for my encrypted filesystems and then the login prompts on the ttys. cheers.
  #2018  
Old 1st February 2012, 10:29 AM
leigh123linux
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
linuxfirefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

Quote:
Originally Posted by Carrot Cruncher View Post
hi. can anyone advise what i have to do to get any kind of display during bootup. i've just built a new server based on a minimal installation of fc16. i've installed the nvidia drivers (for a gt 430 card) from the rpmfusion repo and i simply get a blank screen following the grub menu.

kernels i've tested with :
kernel-3.2.1-3.fc16.x86_64
kernel-3.2.2-1.fc16.x86_64

the only plymouth packages installed are :
plymouth-core-libs-0.8.4-0.20110822.3.fc16.x86_64
plymouth-0.8.4-0.20110822.3.fc16.x86_64
plymouth-scripts-0.8.4-0.20110822.3.fc16.x86_64

i have tried :

1. recreating the initramfs files
2. setting the GRUB_GFXMODE and GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX parameters to various values (including "text"). running grub2-mkconfig after adding the entries to /etc/default/grub makes no difference to the resulting grub config file.
3. removing "rhgb" from the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX parameter and recreating the grub config file.

all to no avail. i'm aware of the issue in the previous post but this happens with older versions of systemd.

i don't mind if i have the full graphical splash, the progress bar, or full text during boot, i just want to see the luks prompt for my encrypted filesystems and then the login prompts on the ttys. cheers.
Did you try reading the previous post
  #2019  
Old 1st February 2012, 10:45 AM
Carrot Cruncher Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 116
linuxfirefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

yeah, as i said in my post :

"i'm aware of the issue in the previous post but this happens with older versions of systemd."
  #2020  
Old 1st February 2012, 10:48 AM
leigh123linux
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
linuxfirefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

Quote:
Originally Posted by Carrot Cruncher View Post
yeah, as i said in my post :

"i'm aware of the issue in the previous post but this happens with older versions of systemd."
Did you read post#2014
  #2021  
Old 1st February 2012, 10:53 AM
Carrot Cruncher Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 116
linuxfirefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

yeah, as i said in my post, i've tried :

setting the GRUB_GFXMODE and GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX parameters to various values (including "text"). running grub2-mkconfig after adding the entries to /etc/default/grub makes no difference to the resulting grub config file.
  #2022  
Old 1st February 2012, 12:10 PM
mikeym Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 131
windows_7chrome
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

Quote:
Originally Posted by Carrot Cruncher View Post
yeah, as i said in my post, i've tried :

setting the GRUB_GFXMODE and GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX parameters to various values (including "text"). running grub2-mkconfig after adding the entries to /etc/default/grub makes no difference to the resulting grub config file.
Can I just check you're running:

grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg

Not just grub2-mkconfig?
  #2023  
Old 1st February 2012, 06:01 PM
Carrot Cruncher Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 116
linuxfirefox
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

yeah, that is the command i am running. a new config file is being written, it just doesn't contain the statements i'd expect. i've been going through the scripts that generate the config and i can see that it's not running the functions that add/amend the gfx statements. i'm just trying to work out why at the moment, it seems to be something to do with the GRUB_TERMINAL_INPUT & GRUB_TERMINAL_OUTPUT variables not being set.

---------- Post added at 06:01 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:44 PM ----------

i've tried setting the :
set gfxpayload=
parameter manually in the grub config file, but this still makes no difference.

one thing that has just crossed my mind that i didn't originally state is that the server is connected to the monitor via dvi-d, not vga. not sure if this makes a difference. i can test using vga but ultimately i need it working via dvi-d.
  #2024  
Old 4th February 2012, 03:34 AM
MarcoP Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 45
linuxfedorakonqueror
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

Hi guys,

Fedora 16, I'm following instructions line by line, and on errors I'm reviewing forums advices and use only what I think is appropriate.

After many tries and rollbacks, I'm now asking for your help.

Note that I also installed PAE because I have excatly 4GB ram, bios remapping enabled, but I still cannot get Fedora to see 4GB of ram, now changes rolled back and using normal kernel. I will fix this later, maybe.

Current active configuration (/root/xorg.conf.new, this is because Xorg -configure fails):
Code:
rpm -qa *\nvidia\*  *\kernel\*|sort;uname -r;lsmod |grep -e nvidia -e nouveau;cat /root/xorg.conf.new
Code:
abrt-addon-kerneloops-2.0.7-2.fc16.i686
kernel-3.1.0-7.fc16.i686
kernel-3.2.2-1.fc16.i686
kernel-devel-3.2.2-1.fc16.i686
kernel-headers-3.2.2-1.fc16.i686
kernel-PAE-3.2.2-1.fc16.i686
libreport-plugin-kerneloops-2.0.8-4.fc16.i686
3.2.2-1.fc16.i686
nouveau               697630  2 
ttm                    57696  1 nouveau
drm_kms_helper         30800  1 nouveau
drm                   179122  4 nouveau,ttm,drm_kms_helper
i2c_algo_bit           12980  1 nouveau
i2c_core               28123  5 i2c_i801,nouveau,drm_kms_helper,drm,i2c_algo_bit
mxm_wmi                12727  1 nouveau
video                  18500  1 nouveau

Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier     "X.org Configured"
	Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
	Screen      1  "Screen1" RightOf "Screen0"
	Screen      2  "Screen2" RightOf "Screen1"
	Screen      3  "Screen3" RightOf "Screen2"
	InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
	ModulePath   "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
	FontPath     "catalogue:/etc/X11/fontpath.d"
	FontPath     "built-ins"
EndSection

Section "Module"
	Load  "glx"
	Load  "dri2"
	Load  "dbe"
	Load  "extmod"
	Load  "dri"
	Load  "record"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Keyboard0"
	Driver      "kbd"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Mouse0"
	Driver      "mouse"
	Option	    "Protocol" "auto"
	Option	    "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
	Option	    "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "Monitor0"
	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
	ModelName    "Monitor Model"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "Monitor1"
	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
	ModelName    "Monitor Model"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "Monitor2"
	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
	ModelName    "Monitor Model"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "Monitor3"
	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
	ModelName    "Monitor Model"
EndSection

Section "Device"
        ### Available Driver options are:-
        ### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
        ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz",
        ### <percent>: "<f>%"
        ### [arg]: arg optional
        #Option     "SWcursor"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "HWcursor"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "NoAccel"            	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "ShadowFB"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "UseFBDev"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "Rotate"             	# [<str>]
        #Option     "VideoKey"           	# <i>
        #Option     "FlatPanel"          	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "FPDither"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "CrtcNumber"         	# <i>
        #Option     "FPScale"            	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "FPTweak"            	# <i>
        #Option     "DualHead"           	# [<bool>]
	Identifier  "Card0"
	Driver      "nv"
	BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Device"
        ### Available Driver options are:-
        ### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
        ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz",
        ### <percent>: "<f>%"
        ### [arg]: arg optional
        #Option     "SWcursor"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "HWcursor"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "NoAccel"            	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "ShadowFB"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "UseFBDev"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "Rotate"             	# [<str>]
        #Option     "VideoKey"           	# <i>
        #Option     "FlatPanel"          	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "FPDither"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "CrtcNumber"         	# <i>
        #Option     "FPScale"            	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "FPTweak"            	# <i>
        #Option     "DualHead"           	# [<bool>]
	Identifier  "Card1"
	Driver      "nv"
	BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Device"
        ### Available Driver options are:-
        ### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
        ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz",
        ### <percent>: "<f>%"
        ### [arg]: arg optional
        #Option     "ShadowFB"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "Rotate"             	# <str>
        #Option     "fbdev"              	# <str>
        #Option     "debug"              	# [<bool>]
	Identifier  "Card2"
	Driver      "fbdev"
	BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Device"
        ### Available Driver options are:-
        ### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
        ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz",
        ### <percent>: "<f>%"
        ### [arg]: arg optional
        #Option     "ShadowFB"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "DefaultRefresh"     	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "ModeSetClearScreen" 	# [<bool>]
	Identifier  "Card3"
	Driver      "vesa"
	BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen0"
	Device     "Card0"
	Monitor    "Monitor0"
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     1
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     4
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     8
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     15
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     16
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     24
	EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen1"
	Device     "Card1"
	Monitor    "Monitor1"
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     1
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     4
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     8
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     15
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     16
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     24
	EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen2"
	Device     "Card2"
	Monitor    "Monitor2"
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     1
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     4
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     8
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     15
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     16
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     24
	EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen3"
	Device     "Card3"
	Monitor    "Monitor3"
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     1
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     4
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     8
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     15
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     16
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     24
	EndSubSection
EndSection
Code:
su
yum update
reboot
Code:
su
yum --nogpgcheck install http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm
yum install akmod-nvidia xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs.i686
mv /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r)-nouveau.img
dracut /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r)
# added GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX to include "rdblacklist=nouveau nouveau.modeset=0"
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
reboot
Nvidia drivers are loading, I get to my desktop but it has not tray bar, no menus and no windows are able to display.
Nothing else to do.

... continue ...

Last edited by MarcoP; 4th February 2012 at 03:40 AM.
  #2025  
Old 4th February 2012, 01:44 PM
MarcoP Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 45
linuxfedorakonqueror
Re: F16,F15 & F14 Nvidia driver guides

Rollback!

Code:
su
yum remove nvidia*
mv /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r)-nouveau.img /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img
dracut /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r)
# removed "rdblacklist=nouveau nouveau.modeset=0" from GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
reboot

Everything seems to work, but
Code:
su
init 3
#relogin as root
Xorg -configure


X.Org X Server 1.11.3
Release Date: 2011-12-16
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: x86-02 2.6.32-220.el6.x86_64 
Current Operating System: Linux fedora.depot 3.2.2-1.fc16.i686 #1 SMP Thu Jan 26 03:38:31 UTC 2012 i686
Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.2.2-1.fc16.i686 root=/dev/mapper/vg_fedora-lv_root ro rd.md=0 rd.dm=0 rd.lvm.lv=vg_fedora/lv_swap KEYTABLE=us quiet SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 rhgb rd.lvm.lv=vg_fedora/lv_root rd.luks=0 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
Build Date: 19 December 2011  02:24:32AM
Build ID: xorg-x11-server 1.11.3-1.fc16 
Current version of pixman: 0.22.2
	Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
	to make sure that you have the latest version.
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
	(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
	(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Sat Feb  4 14:12:56 2012
List of video drivers:
	i740
	cirrus
	vmwlegacy
	nv
	i128
	intel
	dummy
	tdfx
	ztv
	r128
	sis
	geode
	ati
	ast
	openchrome
	siliconmotion
	mga
	s3virge
	v4l
	savage
	vmware
	rendition
	sisusb
	glint
	qxl
	mach64
	apm
	nouveau
	voodoo
	neomagic
	amd
	trident
	radeon
	fbdev
	vesa
(EE) Failed to load module "vmwgfx" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) vmware: Please ignore the above warnings about not being able to to load module/driver vmwgfx
(EE) vmware: Unexpected failure while loading the "vmwlegacy" driver. Giving up.
(EE) Failed to load module "vmware" (a required submodule could not be loaded, 134922901)
(EE) module ABI major version (9) doesn't match the server's version (11)
(EE) Failed to load module "neomagic" (module requirement mismatch, 0)
(++) Using config file: "/root/xorg.conf.new"
(==) Using config directory: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d"
(==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d"
(EE) NV: The PCI device 0x10de0a20 (GeForce GT 220) at 01@00:00:0 has a kernel module claiming it.
(EE) NV: This driver cannot operate until it has been unloaded.
(EE) NV: The PCI device 0x10de0a20 (GeForce GT 220) at 01@00:00:0 has a kernel module claiming it.
(EE) NV: This driver cannot operate until it has been unloaded.
Number of created screens does not match number of detected devices.
  Configuration failed.
Server terminated with error (2). Closing log file.
As far I understand GRUB_GFXMODE and GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX are needed to restore the loading progress only, haven't use this yet.

As Carrot Crunch, I had the same issue with grub2-mkconfig not saving, did it twice and saved, reboot and was gone ... or just my imagination, not sure.

As as much I'd love to use proper drivers, I still prefer a error free installation.

Thanks in advance.

---------- Post added at 05:05 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:35 PM ----------

More details about my "not tray bar, no menus and no windows are able to display" comment.

It seems there is a layer hiding everything down, I can add a new default panel tray via right click (goes at the top), open a program (stays invisible), right click on the software panel tray place holder -> advanced -> keep above others.

The program now displays, but suddenly while working everything disappear again including new widgets, so I have to add the tray back to keep moving.

Upon reboot new widgets comes back but not the new tray.

Issue is created by installing nVidia drivers, but not sure if I'm on topic now or not.

Cheers

---------- Post added at 08:02 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:05 PM ----------

On the mean time I've installed easylife, exact same results for nvidia drivers, but at the end I've got it everything working.

If you have the same issue, an empty and apparently unusable desktop then:
add at least Task Manager and KDE menu widgets to teh desktop and use those two to work with.

Run Konsole, right click on the Konsole place holder in the Task Manager widget -> advanced -> keep above others.

Configure the monitor(s) and other settings with
Code:
sudo nvidia-settings
Save changes "merging" with current xorg.conf and reboot.

While looging off, KDE4 crashed, and when it comeback alive I had my desktop fully working!
Do you remember when I've tried to add a new panel and it never showed up?
Now they are all there! Delete them all, don't worry if KDE4 keep crashing crashing.

Somehow drivers are installed correctly, but it cause conflicts.

End of the story, get nvidia-settings to create xorg.conf for you.
A xorg restart or a reboot would probably pickup new settings, in my case it fixed it self when KDE4 crashed.

Hope it works for someone of you or shed some light to the issue.

Cheers

---------- Post added 5th February 2012 at 12:44 AM ---------- Previous post was 4th February 2012 at 08:02 PM ----------

And still, even after years this one get me!

libglx not loaded
Code:
mv /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so.orig
ln -s /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia/libglx.so.290.10 /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so
Basically most of the troubleshooting needed to install nvidia drivers are in this page
Closed Thread

Tags
drivers, fedora 14, fedora 15, fedora 16, guide, nvidia

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
rescue after failed nvidia driver install? restore nouveau or basic video driver? Icm76 Using Fedora 11 14th January 2012 03:23 AM
Nvidia set up guides. sepoto Using Fedora 2 5th March 2011 05:11 AM
nVidia Driver Guides & Autoten: Thanks! Hobashira Fedora Focus 0 12th November 2010 07:29 AM
msi n220gt series not working with Nvidia driver guides top of page davidvandoren Hardware & Laptops 0 7th September 2010 06:52 PM
FC11 nVidia No Sound After RPMFusion nVidia Driver Load basimmer Using Fedora 0 16th October 2009 12:46 AM


Current GMT-time: 01:47 (Friday, 19-09-2014)

TopSubscribe to XML RSS for all Threads in all ForumsFedoraForumDotOrg Archive
logo

All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s).
FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc.

Privacy Policy | Term of Use | Posting Guidelines | Archive | Contact Us | Founding Members

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2012, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

FedoraForum is Powered by RedHat