nv driver status

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Wed Oct 18 04:48:59 PDT 2006

Le Mer 18 octobre 2006 12:44, Alexander E. Patrakov a écrit :

>> Change the driver from "nv" to "vesa", because "nv" doesn't support DVI.
> However, the changelog does mention DVI, so is this true now?

nv is driving the first DVI output fine

> Also, is there any case when one really must install the nvidia driver
> for 2D-only reasons not involving Xvideo?

however nv can't drive the second DVI output you find on almost every new
nvidia card nowadays.


Nicolas Mailhot

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