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Old 05-13-07, 02:58 PM   #91
IntuitiveNipple
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Default Re: nVidia driver 1.0-96xx causes glitches, artifacts and crashes on Ubuntu Edgy/Feis

Quote:
Originally Posted by Licaon
try: modinfo nvidia
try to load the nvidia driver: modprobe nvidia
try lsmod again

what happened?
Code:
$ modinfo nvidia

$ nvidia-installer

$  tail /var/log/messages | grep NV
May 13 19:24:05 tom kernel: [ 8512.082427] nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints kernel.
May 13 19:24:05 tom kernel: [ 8512.100701] NVRM: loading NVIDIA Linux x86 Kernel Module  1.0-8776  Mon Oct 16 21:56:04 PDT 2006

$ modprobe nvidia
$ lsmod | grep nvidia
nvidia_agp              9500  1 
agpgart                35400  1 nvidia_agp

$ modinfo nvidia
filename:       /lib/modules/2.6.20-15-generic/kernel/drivers/video/nvidia.ko
license:        NVIDIA
alias:          char-major-195-*
alias:          pci:v000010DEd*sv*sd*bc03sc02i00*
alias:          pci:v000010DEd*sv*sd*bc03sc00i00*
depends:        agpgart,i2c-core
vermagic:       2.6.20-15-generic SMP mod_unload 586 
...

$ lsmod | grep i2c
i2c_ec                  5888  1 sbs
i2c_amd756              7684  0 
i2c_core               22784  2 i2c_ec,i2c_amd756

$  ls -l /dev/nv*
crw-rw---- 1 root video 195,   0 2007-05-13 17:02 /dev/nvidia0
crw-rw---- 1 root video 195, 255 2007-05-13 17:02 /dev/nvidiactl
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