Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 14785
nv driver is not used for Riva128 cards
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:57 EDT
I had filed this bug before (it was marked MUST-FIX for Winston Gold
Release), but bugzilla corruption seems to have eaten it... so here goes
Xconfigurator reports that no XFree86 4 driver is available for a Riva128
card. It should be using the nv driver. Here's a patch to
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/Cards that seems to fix it:
--- Cards.orig Fri Jul 28 02:35:19 2000
+++ Cards Fri Jul 28 02:34:51 2000
@@ -2763,6 +2763,7 @@
NAME RIVA TNT
Is it good enough to be the primary driver, or is it just available?
Added the driver in CVS, but it is not used as default.
Why not the primary driver? Are there known problems?
No, but we can't test and XFree 4 has issues with quite a few cards. Testing and