I just did a fresh install of opensuse11, and installed the recommended nvidia packages through yast. nvidia-xconfic, it all seems to be working. I even have the nvidia splash screen when x starts. but the resolution is stuck at 1280x1024, and i have a 1680x1050 screen. When i use nvidia-settings, and apply the 1680x1050 resolution the resolution is corrected but the desktop and task bar are cut off by a 4:3 box that is probably the 1280x1024 box.the rest of the screen is usable as windows can be dragged and left visible in that space.
im sure it has a lot to do with this… saving to x configuration file gives me an error. cannot delete old xorg.conf.backup, so i tried to delete it manually, and then it said could not create new backup.
(right now since the resolution is off, the time is off the end of the screen, and the task bar is split in half, top half on bottom, bottom half cycling back on the top of my screen haha)