[OpenIndiana-discuss] GPU HCL - nVidia Questions & Advice
maybird1776 at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 16 00:58:24 UTC 2011
If you can't get it to work, there are reported issues with certain GT220 cards (bad hardware batches, like the Intel Sandy Bridge incident).
Nvidia is aware of this issue.
So, you can replace the GT220 card with the GT430 or GeForce 9600 GT to resolve your issue.
~ Ken Mays
--- On Tue, 2/15/11, Edward M <mindbender_1 at live.com> wrote:
> From: Edward M <mindbender_1 at live.com>
> Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] GPU HCL - nVidia Questions & Advice
> To: openindiana-discuss at openindiana.org
> Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 1:16 PM
> On 02/14/11 17:54, Ken Gunderson
> > On Mon, 2011-02-14 at 16:48 -0800, Edward Martinez
> >>> Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 11:41:29 +0000
> >>> From: guy.woolley at btinternet.com
> >>> To: openindiana-discuss at openindiana.org
> >>> Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] GPU HCL -
> nVidia Questions& Advice
> >>> You just need to look at
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf and change "vesa" to "nv"
> >>> - that should do it. My Xorg.conf file reads
> > [snip]
> >> Section
> >> Identifier
> "X.org Configured"
> >> Screen
> 0 "Screen0" 0 0
> > Perhaps you may have something amiss with the Screen
> line in your
> > ServerLayout section. Don't you need quotes,
> e.g. shouldn't it read
> > something more like:
> > Screen "Screen 1"
> > Or in your case "Screen0"??
> > What happens when you grep /var/log/Xorg.0.log for WW
> and EE?
> I changed my screens setting to 1
> it still did not work. this is what i got when i grep
> searched /var/log/Xorg.0.log:
> (EE) NV(0): No vailid
> initial configuration found
> (EE) Screen(s) found,
> but none have a usable configuration
> I 'm beginning to suspect that
> xorg does not have timings for some monitors when set to
> nv, because vesa driver works with this
> xorg.conf file.
> I think if possible the nv driver
> should be replaced for nouveau
> -- Regards,
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