[kwlug-disc] linky

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 31 00:38:25 EDT 2009


--- On Fri, 10/30/09, Lori Paniak <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com> wrote:

> From: Lori Paniak <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] linky
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Friday, October 30, 2009, 3:49 PM
> 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.  

I concur, before the upgrade I was using 173, after the upgrade it moved to 185.

Raul Suarez

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