[MythDora] ATrpms - Yum question
d00dtv at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 22:51:54 CEST 2007
> Now Xorg in MD3.2
> had no problems recognizing my monitor, but ever since MD4.0 it has had
> trouble with that, probably because it's 6 years old and Xorg has purged
> it from its monitor tables. In any case, I think now that my problems
> were due to an old nvidia driver combined with a new Xorg with an
> unrecognized monitor.
This could very well be. It's happened to me before.
> What does seem a little odd though - I just tried to change back to 9755
> by editing modprobe.conf (2 places) but that had no effect on a reboot,
> 8776 still loaded. I then tried changing to 9755 with the
> nvidia-graphics-switch command, but when I restarted X couldn't load the
> driver and wound up putting me back in nv. It looks like the only way
> to get back to 9755 is going to be to re-install it with MythDora Tools.
> Right now running in nv cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep EE tells me:
> (EE) AIGLX: Screen 0 is not DRI capable
> but I can't say for sure whether that came from the inability to load
> 9755 or not.
That is very odd. I would have thought simply editing modprobe.conf to
change to 8776 and an X restart would be it. And I thought it only had
it listed once. The graphics switch command should have worked too.
Sounds like it tried but threw in nv which isn't what we want. There
has got to be a cleaner way of changing without reinstalling. Have you
by chance looked at your install.log located in /root to see if you
got a scriplet error when doing an initial install regarding the
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