[kwlug-disc] linky

Lori Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Fri Oct 30 15:49:35 EDT 2009


On Fri, 2009-10-30 at 14:26 -0400, Chris Bruner wrote:
> Chris Irwin wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-10-30 at 12:57 -0400, Chris Bruner wrote:
> >   
> >> Richard Weait wrote:
> >> 1. Grub is handled for you now. So you can't easily set the default OS, 

> 
> >> 2. Dual head system seems broken. (this might be an nvidia problem, but 
> >> my other Linux OS can handle it with the same drivers)
> >>     
> >
> > I may pull out an old monitor to try on my desktop. I know I've had
> >
> > If you're using the nouveau or nv driver, this is a bug. If you're using
> > the nvidia binary driver, I think they still want you to use their
> > nvidia-settings utility and xorg.conf.
> >
> >   
> I was using the nvidia binary, 170 which I've used on a gentoo system 
> without problems. No idea why ubuntu can't see the monitor. I even tried 
> plugging the monitor in and bypassing the kvm to no avail.


The current nvidia driver, which is standard for karmic, is 185.  Maybe
try and upgrade to that one.  
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