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MrMordor 08-14-03 02:23 AM

DMA Problems after SuSE kernel update
 
Hi,

since the last SuSE kernel update (SuSE 8.2) I can't get any nvidia driver working again.
Up to now I had the
NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4363.run
installed, without problems.
After todays kernel update I had to reinstall it and tried
NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2.run

The driver found no precompiled binary and was unable to compile a driver/GLX module. My system is a developer system with all nesseary stuff (compiler, libs, etc).

The older pack worked out and i was able to configure the X system with sax2, but startx stopped with an error.

--------------------------------
XFree86 Version 4.3.0
Release Date: 27 February 2003
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
Build Operating System: SuSE Linux [ELF] SuSE
Build Date: 25 June 2003
Before reporting problems, check http://www.XFree86.Org/
to make sure that you have the latest version.
Module Loader present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Thu Aug 14 08:24:48 2003
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to allocate config DMA context
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

Fatal server error:
no screens found

When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
the full server output, not just the last messages.
This can be found in the log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log".
Please report problems to http:/www.suse.de/feedback.

XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
----------------------------------------------

In hte moment I run with the XFree nv driver, but GLX support is good for gaming and so on. :(

Does anyone has hints to this problem ?


Regards,
Marcus

If someone needs more details, just ask me pls.

mik 08-20-03 02:11 PM

sorry, i'm just curious, i run 8.2 and i haveto change the 'nv' to 'nvidia' in the xf86config file to get the drivers up and running.

this does not work for you then? which updates did you get and how recently that broke the drivers?


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