[mythtv-users] OT nvidia driver mess please help
ian at duckland.org
Thu Dec 28 20:19:05 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-12-28 at 03:04 -0800, Jon Bishop wrote:
> 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.
I just read the readme... for the 97xx series of drivers, they pulled a
LOT of cards out of the "supported" list... depending on the card, one
might need to stick with the 96xx series of drivers. Current one is
RHCE (7,EL4), CCSE, SCNA, SCDME
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