Right now I have NVIDIA G72 Geforce 7300 SE/7200 vga card installed in my computer. I m still using slackware as my OS. But hey the slack didn’t use the full feature of this vga. The xorg.conf wrote nv driver. It should be worked that way. But when I tried a various desktop effect using opengl rather than xrender, the slack refused.
So that must be something wrong, after googling and trying to find some information, I read that the opengl need a latest driver from nvidia site. Then I remembered some times ago when I installed ubuntu with this kind of vga, I downloaded nvidia driver too.
Oke then I downloaded the driver from www.nvidia.com or here in my site.
Here are the steps I did to install the driver:
Open the terminal
Go to init 3 mode in slackware or init 1 in ubuntu
Make it executable
#chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-260.19.29.run
Press enter as OK when it asked.
The xorg.conf will change the driver from nv to nvidia. And of course additional nvidia driver already copied to /usr/lib.
Now restart the computer. All of the effects should work now.
Here is the result of lspci command in terminal
VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G72 [GeForce 7300 SE/7200 GS] (rev a1)