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Old 03-03-07, 12:42 PM   #1
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Default Instal successful, reboot failiure

Hi, i have a HP DV6150la, full specs (actually are for 6150br, but everything is the same):

it has a NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 chipset on it.

I'm running ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft. I have everything working on it but the video, I must use Vesa driver to run Gnome, but it has a 1024x768 res. and its quite slow...

I downloaded the, killed gnome (sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop) and installed:

. During installation, it searched for a kernel on the ftp server but it couldn't find one for me, so it compiled a new one, installed, and i started gnome with startx, it ran ok, after that i rebooted (sudo reboot) and it crashed.

on the xlog it says:

(II) Setting vga for screen 0.
(**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
(==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 888
(==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(==) NVIDIA(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(**) NVIDIA(0): Enabling RENDER acceleration
(II) NVIDIA(0): Support for GLX with the Damage and Composite X extensions is
(II) NVIDIA(0): enabled.
(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: "wfb"
(II) UnloadModule: "fb"
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
on startup it said that kernel was 7184 and drivers were 9746.

I tried with 7184 legacy drivers ( as well, but no luck either.

What sould I try in order to get it working, I don't know why if i start X (with startx) just after install without reboot it runs, but when i reboot it doesnt. I tried rebooting inmediatly after install, but the result was the same. any help would be greatly appreciated, I attach the Xorg.0.log and nvidia-bug-report.log

Can I use x86 drivers even if I'm on a turion64x2 with ubuntu x64??

thanks a lot!.
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