unable to use nv and NVIDIA GeForce 8400M with gentoo and xorg 7.2 , xorg-server 1.3

Aaron Plattner aplattner at nvidia.com
Mon Nov 5 13:03:04 PST 2007

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 09:50:08PM +0100, Frank Munsche wrote:
> Hi Aaron, Bryce
> i've just reconized at your pages that there are some bugfixes of the nv 
> driver 5 minutes ago:

5 minutes ago?  The last change was 2 days ago and the last *real* change
was 3 weeks ago.

> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/driver/xf86-video-nv/tree/src/g80_sor.c?id=0887084730af8428e902dabc6e00c505f383f57f
> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-nv/
> I'll give gentoo's x11-base/xorg-server a try ...

X is modular now, so you'll need to install
>=x11-drivers/xf86-video-nv-2.1.5 (masked as ~arch last time I checked).

-- Aaron

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