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Old 08-26-02, 06:51 PM   #1
xenoael
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Question Problems with nvDriver in slackware

I need a bit of help:

I am running slackware v8.1, and have a

Siluro Geforce4 t14200 64Meg

I've downloaded the tarball drivers:

NVIDIA_GLX-1.0.2802.tar.gz
NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-2314.tar.gz

I've decompressed and run "make install" on both sets of files. I updated my xf86config file changing:

Driver "nv"
to
Driver "nvidia"

added

Load "glx"

and made sure that Load "dri" and Load "GLcore" were not present.

When I run the command lsmod, the command reports back that the ncDriver module is loaded. However, when I run startx, the screen goes black for a second, then dumps me back to console. I get an error message in my log file stating:

"(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVdriver kernel module!"

I've been looking all over for solutions to this problem. If anyone can help, please respond. Thanks
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