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Blog Archive for bleonard during May 2008

If you have an NVIDIA graphics card, OpenSolaris 2008.05 comes with a sweet NVIDIA utility for working with their cards. The only problem is that is seems pretty worthless w/out an existing xorg.conf file and the proper permissions to write to it: These are the steps I took to configure my external display. Step 1: Generate an xorg.conf File Open a terminal and run: pfexec nvidia-xconfig...
Okay, so I'm not the first to document this configuration (1). However, I wasn't successful with any of the other approaches I discovered. Maybe this was because it most cases they were using a pre-release build of OpenSolaris 2008.05. So, for what it's worth, here are the steps that led me to success... What I've Got MacBook Pro w/ a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor (model...