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Re: SOLVED: My nvidia driver for 2.6.27.5-117 has a problem...



On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 8:01 PM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 9:31 AM, Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 gmail com> wrote:
>> The solution was to tweak the xorg.conf file to what the rpmfusion
>> people say is needed.  That means ensuring that the following exists in
>> the xorg.conf file:
>>
>> Section "Files"
>>    ModulePath      "/usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia"
>>    ModulePath      "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
>> EndSection
>>
>> I used the livna nvidia config application to generate my xorg.conf
>> file.   I maintain that this is still a bug because that tool should
>> have generated a file that work, rather than one that needs tweaking.
>>
>> I don't think we can call Fedora/Linux a mainstream product until this
>> sort of low level twiddling is removed from the experience.  Save your
>> breath if you are going to tell me that Fedora is not meant to be a
>> mainstream product.
>>
>> You can read their response to this here:
>> https://bugzilla.rpmfusion.org/show_bug.cgi?id=197
>>
>> Thanks to those that pointed me to the rpmfusion bugzilla.
>
> Of course I can't speak to your own experiance, but I upgraded my
> laptop which has a Quadro 570 in it and I did not have to mess with
> the xorg.conf file at all. I'm using the akmod package from rpmfusion.
> I"m also not suggesting that it's not an issue, just that it's not
> universal.

The RPMFusion package is broken if that hack is needed in xorg.conf.



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