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Old 05-24-07, 02:33 PM   #7
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Default Re: GeForce 5500 FX "no screens found"

Originally Posted by Schugy
I guess you have a linux-restricted-modules package installed.
Try to archive the nvidia-driver in
with tar cvzf ~/nvidia-driver-backup.tar /lib/linux-restricted-modules/2.6.xx/nvidia*
After that delete the nvidia-directories from restricted modules.

This should be the right 1.0.9xxx-module: /lib/modules/

If it isn't there you should rmmod nvidia and retry the nvidia-installer.
After that modprobe nvidia and try to start X.
Okay i think i made it worse then what it was. I backed up the restricted modules. I had 3 nvidia folders and removed them all from the linux-restricted-modules directory. I did have that nvidia.ko but X still wouldnt start, so i went ahead and ran "rmmod nvidia" then reinstalled 9755 package. Now im getting:
Build Date: 04 April 2007
        Before reporting problems, check
        to make sure that you have the latest version.
Module Loader present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
        (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
        (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Thu May 24 14:05:23 2007
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"

FATAL: Error running install command for nvidia
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to load the NVIDIA kernel module!
(EE) NVIDIA(0):  *** Aborting ***
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
XIO:  fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
      after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
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