Unable to load 3d driver
Hi to all,
i'm trying to install the nvidia 3d accellerated driver fro my ASUS V6800 with GeForce 256 DDR chipset. I can compile and install the driver normally, from .rpm, .srpm and .tar.gz, the problem appears when i try to run "startx" with the new driver. The X server is well configured. The error message ends with error number 104, and in /var/log/messages these entries appear:
Sep 27 00:03:06 server kernel: nvidia: Can't find an IRQ for your NVIDIA card!
Sep 27 00:03:06 server kernel: nvidia: Please check your BIOS settings.
Sep 27 00:03:06 server kernel: nvidia: [Plug & Play OS ] should be set to NO
Sep 27 00:03:06 server kernel: nvidia: [Assign IRQ to VGA] should be set to YES
Sep 27 00:03:06 server kernel: nvidia: loading NVIDIA Linux x86 NVdriver Kernel Module 1.0-3123 Tue Aug 27 15:56:48 PDT 2002
Sep 27 00:03:06 server kernel: NV0: isr request failed 0xfffffff0
The problem is that the system cannot find a free irq for the card. This started when i configured the ide interface on an old ISA AWE32 soundcard. Before that i was able to run 3d accellerated drivers without any problem.
My /proc/interrupts is the following:
0: 153946 XT-PIC timer
1: 2353 XT-PIC keyboard
2: 0 XT-PIC cascade
5: 3115 XT-PIC soundblaster
8: 2 XT-PIC rtc
9: 2927 XT-PIC eth0
10: 176 XT-PIC ide3
11: 0 XT-PIC eth1
12: 44964 XT-PIC PS/2 Mouse
14: 35893 XT-PIC ide0
15: 31626 XT-PIC ide1
My questions are the following. Which interrupt is required for my AGP video card? Considering that under windows (on the same system, 'cause this is a dual boot system) everything works fine, is there any possibility to run all the stuffs correctly under linux?
Have you (as the error message says) tried turning on "assign IRQ to VGA" in your BIOS setup?
This option is not available on my bios (mb asus p5-ab). I looked for it a lot, but as far as i can see there isn't such a thing. Maybe it's named differently...
update the bios to at least 1007. follow the instructions that asus gives out.
the latest version is I think 1007.a
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