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Old 12-10-02, 05:34 AM   #174
Grandpas
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Hi,
I'm using latest Nvidia drivers, RH 7.3 with a GForce 4MX 420 video card
I've 2.4.18-3 kernel sources
Also installed, 2.4.20 (needed because new VIA KT400 chipset on my mb); I'm running these ones.
- Building nvidia kernel (and/or glx) as indicated => OK
- checking XF86Config-4 (Load dri commented, vesa replaced by nvidia) => ok
- running the Xfree server => ok

but ...
When I restart the computer, the server won't start
below last lines of the log.
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(II) Module vgahw: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.2.0, module version = 0.1.0
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.5
(**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 16,
(--) framebuffer bpp 16
(==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 565
(==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(==) NVIDIA(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(--) NVIDIA(0): Linear framebuffer at 0xD8000000
(--) NVIDIA(0): MMIO registers at 0xDE000000
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVdriver kernel module!
(EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting ***
(II) UnloadModule: "nvidia"
(II) UnloadModule: "vgahw"
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvgahw.a
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
Fatal server error:
no screens found
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Removing the NVIDIA packages (GLX and Kernel)
and reinstalling them allow to start again the server
but I've to do this job after each reboot :-(

Thanks for your help.
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