In the past I have used both the standard nv diver and the driver from nvidia
on this machine. Both worked fine except for when switching to a non graphics
run level ie runlevel 1 the screen was messed up with the nvidia driver, the
nv driver never showed this problem. However on runlevel 5 it worked fine and
opening a terminal from there was also fine so I could do command line stuff
from there. I haven't loaded the nvidia driver since the problem started and
have been using the standard nv driver. I will try noapic tonight and see
On Thursday 5 August 2004 12:26, Paul Jakma wrote:
On Thu, 5 Aug 2004, kevin wrote:
> The video card is based on nvidia geforce 4, I think it says
> something like MX400 or MX440.
And you use the nvidia drivers?
If so, disable the nvidia drivers - at least, prevent the nvidia
kernel modules from being loaded - and reboot. Does the problem go
If not, reboot with 'noapic' on the kernel command line, does the
problem go away?
> 1. Remove both drives from IDE channel 1, switch off channel 1 in the bios.
> 2. Add a new SATA card in one of the pci slots plus a sata drive
>> 3. Also added a BTTV card in a PCI slot, this had been in the
> machine about 6 months ago but was taken out.
seems reasonably sane hardware, all with decent drivers, apart from
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