SLUG Mailing List Archives
[SLUG] nvidia 8600 driver
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: [SLUG] nvidia 8600 driver
- From: david <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 10:46:52 +1000
- Reply-to: david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
I installed an nvidia 8600, it works well enough using the nv driver but
after installing the non-free automatix driver, X dies completely on
reboot - black screen - Can't log in from ctl-alt-f1 or from ssh.
After extensive googling, I happened on this page:
which is a list of supported cards, but doesn't include the 8600 :(
To be honest, I wouldn't care that much except that google earth no
longer works since installing the card.
Is this just another one of those cases of caveat emptor? or is there
some trick I could try.