On Sunday 04 April 2004 07:22 am, Teilhard Knight wrote: > > On Sunday 04 April 2004 06:49 am, Teilhard Knight wrote: > > > I have been doing my research, reading all pieces of information > > > which can help me. My problem is that I installed the NVIDIA > > > driver for my Leadtek WinFast GeForce3 with NVIDIA chipset. When > > > I command the machine "startx", I get the error message: "NVIDIA: > > > chipset "GeForce3 in device section "card0" isn't valid for this > > > driver". Now, I cannot even revert to the old "nv" driver because > > > I get another error. I have found the line "start nvidia" in an > > > archive, God knows where else there are configured files in my > > > system. I'll appreciate any help. > > > > If you have locate turned on, do a "locate XF86Config". There may > > be old versions lying around. X expects it in serveral places, I > > have mine in > > > > /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XF86Config > > Thank you for your answer. I have XF86Config in /etc/X11. I have > fiddled with the configuration file to no avail. First thing I did > was to change the driver "nvidia" for the one loaded by default > ("nv"). I also set up the modules as the file README. Linux (in the > NVIDIA driver package) instructs, and I haven't been successful. FAQ > in the package do not address the problem, let alone the Handbook. >
I would look at the XFree86 web page for your video card and add it to your config file. I ran xf86cfg and haven't had to go back to it in some time. There used to be a web page devoted to the video cards but I couldn't find it. Kent -- Kent Stewart Richland, WA http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"