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SubjectRe: 2.5/2.6 NVidia (was Re: 2.4 vs 2.6 ver#
On Tue, 05 Aug 2003 22:53:57 EDT, Gene Heskett said:

> >10) 'make install' to put the /usr/lib parts in place.
> check, its rather verbose, even complained about something but I
> didn't capture it :(

This is almost certainly the cause of...

> >11) Start X in the usual manner - you've probably got an XFconfig
> > file with the right NVidia pieces in it already (or you'd not be
> > asking ;)
> check. Just one problem, went to black screen about the time the NV
> logo should have popped up, and locked the machine up tight, had to
> use the hardware reset button.

this hang here. Things to check:

1) what it complained about when doing the 'make install' of the userspace.
2) What /var/log/XFree86.log (or wherever your X server output goes) says - it's
usually pretty good about logging what it's upset about.
3) Make sure you have a sane setting for "Option NvAGP" in your XF86Config that
matches what your kernel has. It's documented in Appendix D of the README....

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