[CentOS] Video lock up

John jses27 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 16:23:46 UTC 2009


http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_display_x86_96.43.07.html

I have the exact same card in a workstation.

JohnS
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Spiro Harvey
> Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 3:08 PM
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Video lock up
> 
> > Nvidia MX440 video
> >          Driver      "nv"
> 
> Unsure if Nvidia have a driver for this video card on their site, but
> it might be worth checking out.
> 
> My Fedora box at home had the same issues with the "nv" driver and I
> switched to the official "nvidia" driver and haven't had any problems
> lately. 
> 
> Originally I noticed the problem surfaced with more regularity when
> running WoW under Wine, but occassionally it would just freak out
> randomly. I'm also using Compiz with many effects turned on, so that
> could have pushed it over the edge sometimes too.. However, I 
> don't play
> WoW any more, so that may have something to do with the increase in
> stability too, but Nvidia are releasing updates for it pretty 
> regularly.
> 
> The downside is that every time a new kernel is released, you have to
> re-run the nvidia setup program, so don't delete it.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Spiro Harvey                  Knossos Networks Ltd
> 021-295-1923                    www.knossos.net.nz
> 



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