I don't know if this will be of any help to anybody
but this is how I installed and got the nvidia drivers
The problem I found with my installation was that
there was still some files floating arround from
Mesa, so make sure you remove the troublesome files.
I don't know if you have to remove Mesa but it worked
1. Install Mesa
2. Install nvidia kernel driver as described in the FAQ
3. Install nvidia GLX driver as described in FAQ
4. Remove the following files installed by Mesa.
5. Make sure the device section is loading the "nvidia"
driver instead of "nv"
look for "Driver "nv""
This should be "Driver "nvidia""
6. Make sure you are loading glx
look for the line "Load "glx"" in XF86Config
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