[mythtv-users] If nvidia driver is disabled but in xorg.conf, is it being used?
alastair.kerr at ed.ac.uk
Fri Jun 27 09:36:17 UTC 2008
allen edwards wrote:
> System -> Hardware Drivers -> Nvidia -> Enabled=unchecked, Status="Not
> in use"
> In Xorg.conf:
> Section "Device"
> Driver "nvidia"
> So, am I using it or not? If I am not using nvidia, what am I using?
> How do I find out what I am using?
> My system is working great but it is time to get my projector
> configured, which involves changes to xorg.conf as I learned on my
> prototype system. I took out the nvidia driver on the new system so my
> computer would boot properly (at least I think I took it out). There
> was some kind of conflict that caused booting into low res mode 1/3 of
> the time. However, I can find no proof that "nv" is being used. So,
> before I go and try and modify xorg.conf, I would like to know how to
> resolve this inconsistency.
> I can find no working way to determine what driver is in used in my
I missed you last thread. Have you tried using nvidia-settings to
configure your Xorg? I use this at work to configure a dual monitor
setup for monitors with different resolutions. It might save you some
(Of course back up any working xorg.conf files just in case...)
sudo apt-get install nvidia-settings
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