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Old 01-10-06, 01:45 PM   #102
tao
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Default Re: 7667 issues; black screen/ X windows crashing

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Originally Posted by netllama
The biggest problem that I'm seeing is that your vmalloc space is exhausted:
NVRM: loading NVIDIA Linux x86 NVIDIA Kernel Module 1.0-8178 Wed Dec 14 16:22:51 PST 2005
allocation failed: out of vmalloc space - use vmalloc=<size> to increase size.

Have you tried booting setting vmalloc=128m ?
No. I don't know how to do that.


Quote:
Originally Posted by netllama
I have a few other questions:
0) Have you tested with a much more recent kernel (such as 2.6.14.6)?
1) Have you experimented with different values for NvAGP ?
2) Have you tried booting with the noapic and/or acpi=off kernel options?
3) What kind of motherboard do you have, and which BIOS version?
4) If you disable vesafb does that help at all?

Aside from the new kernel and the motherboard, are these all things that can be set in the XF86Config-4 file?

In other words, this is pretty far beyond my knowledge of the inner workings of the kernel and drivers.

Can you point me down the right path so I can see what I can mess up??
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