[mythtv-users] OT nvidia driver mess please help

Jon Bishop jon.the.wise at gmail.com
Thu Dec 28 11:04:36 UTC 2006

On Dec 27, 2006, at 6:42 PM, Gregg 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.
> Fatal server error:
> no screens found
> Can anyone tell me why it does not save the nvidia-graphics-switch  
> settings?????

When you install the new graphics drivers, you need to update the  
nvidia kernel modules too. That's probably the problem.

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