Nick Triantos from NVIDIA wrote in with some information regarding installation problems with the recently released video drivers. First off, they are trying to help people out with installation problems via IRC. To take advantage of this, join #nvidia on irc.openprojects.net. On top of that, Nick reports that there are about three main problems that users are commonly running in to:
- If you see X errors when you run quake, remove the last piece of MesaGL from your system:
mv /usr/X11R6/lib/libGL.so.1.2 /usr/lib/libMesaGL.so.1.2
ln -s /usr/lib/libGL.so /usr/X11R6/lib/libGL.so.1.2
- If you are having compile problems building our kernel module, add the following to the DEFINES= line:
- The last problem is people who see 0kb of video memory. Either it’speople who didn’t read the readme, or a problem that they are still debugging (via IRC).