[LinuxBIOS] GA-M57SLI - Nvidia X Server

john selmys at lotuspond.ca
Wed Jul 25 20:25:26 CEST 2007

Uwe Hermann wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 12:10:35PM -0400, john wrote:
>> Ok, I tried the free NV driver and it's running, but I still have a problem 
>> - I have no login screen! I can ssh -X to my LB machine and run X programs 
>> remotely but my expensive LCD monitor on my LB machine is black (no 
>> signal).
>> I suspect I have missed some silly config option somewhere.
> See http://linuxbios.org/VGA_support, that should fix it.
> You probably need
>   option CONFIG_PCI_ROM_RUN=1
> but they seem to be enabled by default for this board(?)
> (I assume this is not onboard-graphics but a PCI/AGP/PCI-E card?)
> HTH, Uwe.
I already use the two options you mention with no difference. I assume 
that for an "add on" card that's all I need. My card is a BFG 8600GTS.


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