[arch-general] Nvidia Driver Installed But Not Running

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Apr 28 16:48:49 CEST 2010

On 29/04/10 00:45, Carlos Mennens wrote:
> I recently installed the nvidia driver from 'Pacman' and rebooted. I
> have not since updated / upgraded the kernel. I notice that when I try
> and open my 'nVidia X Server Config' window and it tells me:
> You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X
> configuration file.
> I looked in /etc/X11/ directory and don't see xorg.conf file. Does
> anyone know how I can get my nVidia drivers working on Arch Linux? It
> installed fine however it's not running for some reason.

Have a look at the NVIDIA page in the wiki.  It gives detailed 
information on setting this up  (hint:  nvidia-xconfig)

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