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Old 11-01-06, 08:17 PM   #1
quintesse
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Exclamation installation fails with general protection fault in nvidia kernel module

Trying to install either an older nvidia driver or the latest 9626 results in a general protection fault the moment the installer tries to load the module.

-> Kernel module load error:
-> Kernel messages:
Modules linked in: nvidia(U) bridge netloop netbk blktap blkbk autofs4 hidp
rfcomm l2cap bluetooth sunrpc dm_mirror dm_multipath dm_mod video sbs i2c_ec
button battery asus_acpi ac ipv6 parport_pc lp parport floppy
snd_emu10k1_synth snd_emux_synth snd_seq_virmidi snd_seq_midi_emul
snd_emu10k1 snd_rawmidi snd_ac97_codec snd_ac97_bus snd_seq_dummy
snd_seq_oss snd_seq_midi_event snd_seq snd_pcm_oss ohci1394 snd_mixer_oss
ieee1394 snd_pcm forcedeth emu10k1_gp serio_raw gameport pcspkr i2c_nforce2
i2c_core snd_seq_device snd_timer snd_page_alloc snd_util_mem snd_hwdep snd
soundcore k8_edac edac_mc ide_cd cdrom sata_nv libata sd_mod scsi_mod ext3
jbd ehci_hcd ohci_hcd uhci_hcd
CPU: 0
EIP: 0061:[<eeeeadfe>] Tainted: P VLI
EFLAGS: 00010282 (2.6.18-1.2798.fc6xen #1)
EIP is at __nv_setup_pat_entries+0x1e/0x82 [nvidia]
eax: c005003b ebx: 00070406 ecx: 00000001 edx: 00000001
esi: 00000286 edi: 00070406 ebp: ef0bb89c esp: cbe47e60
ds: 007b es: 007b ss: 0069
Process insmod (pid: 6782, ti=cbe47000 task=eb843280 task.ti=cbe47000)
Stack: 00070406 000000ff 00070406 eeeecd03 00000001 eef36d10 00070406
00070406
cbe47eb2 c0ac4000 ef0bc140 ee599609 ef0bb620 eef38161 eef3815a cbe47eb8
00000000 c04163f6 d3aad1c0 00000001 00308700 00000001 ffffffff ef0b8700
Call Trace:
[<eeeecd03>] __nv_enable_pat_support+0x99/0x199 [nvidia]
[<ee599609>] nvidia_init_module+0x609/0x755 [nvidia]
[<c043667b>] sys_init_module+0x17de/0x1977
[<c0404ea7>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb
DWARF2 unwinder stuck at syscall_call+0x7/0xb

Leftover inexact backtrace:

=======================
Code: 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 83 ec 0c 89 1c 24 89 74 24 04
89 7c 24 08 9c 5e fa 0f 20 c0 25 ff ff ff df 0d 00 00 00 40 <0f> 22 c0 0f 09
0f 20 e3 89 df 81 e7 80 00 00 00 74 07 89 d8 24
EIP: [<eeeeadfe>] __nv_setup_pat_entries+0x1e/0x82 [nvidia] SS:ESP
0069:cbe47e60

I used the patch mentioned here to be able to compile: http://nvnews.net/vbulletin/showpost...8&postcount=18
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