Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 473497
nv not detecting correct video ram
Last modified: 2018-04-11 09:45:14 EDT
Description of problem:
Tried to use the nv driver. Have an nv card:
04:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV44A [GeForce 6200] (rev a1)
But it's not probing the card correctly for its Video RAM:
(--) NV(0): VideoRAM: 0 kBytes
And thus none of the video modes are working.
There's a VideoRam option in xorg.conf (it has 256M) but the driver isn't accepting that option.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start X.
Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug /var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
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xorg.0.log from letting it autodetect.
ok there's all the info you asked for. Please let me know if you need anything else.
I'll poke at it to as I have time. I'm no expert at X and kernel level stuff...
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