[mythtv-users] OT nvidia driver mess please help

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Dec 28 02:57:05 UTC 2006

On 12/27/06, Gregg <3gemail at gmail.com> wrote:
> i am trying to upgrade to nvidia 9746.  I get the rpms via yum and run
> nvidia-graphics-switch 9746  it works when I startx from command line,
> but if I reboot I get.  I am running fc5.2239
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module! Please ensure
> (EE) NVIDIA(0):     that there is a supported NVIDIA GPU in this system, and
> (EE) NVIDIA(0):     that the NVIDIA device files have been created properly.
> (EE) NVIDIA(0):     Please consult the NVIDIA README for details.
> (EE) NVIDIA(0):  *** Aborting ***
> (II) UnloadModule: "nvidia"
> (II) UnloadModule: "ramdac"
> (II) UnloadModule: "fb"
> (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
I think the answer is you may not be able to do this. At least on
gentoo the newest nVidia drivers do not support anything less than a


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