[arch-general] nvidia with latest Xorg

Xavier Chantry chantry.xavier at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 14:17:53 EDT 2010

On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 7:35 PM, David C. Rankin
<drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> On 04/07/2010 09:55 AM, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
>> On 04/07/2010 10:46 AM, Xavier Chantry wrote:
>>> Can you attach full Xorg log and config ?
>> I'm not using any xorg config.  Log is at:
>> http://www.darose.net/Xorg.0.log
>>> And does it work with xf86-input-keyboard driver ?
>> I have xf86-input-keyboard installed.  I assumed X was just
>> automatically choosing evdev (as I have no xorg config).
>> Thanks,
>> DR
> On the same note, after the latest Xorg update, X (nVidia card) was failing to
> start on the same xorg.conf I had used with my arch box since I first installed
> arch. The xorg.conf was generated by the nvidia-xconfig app. The xorg.conf was:
> http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/X/xorg/xorg.conf.sav
> Something is not as it should be in the latest X release.
> (p.s. this is 'in addition to' and not 'in lieu of' the current topic)

This is a complete thread hijacking, has nothing to do with the
current topic, and adds NOTHING to it.

darose updated to the Xserver in EXTRA which is

nvidia works fine in extra, even in testing !
It only needs Option "IgnoreABI" "True" with xorg 1.8 which is a
separate experimental repository AND that was already documented in
its announcement :

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