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Old 02-24-07, 03:02 PM   #1
abhishek77
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Unhappy Nvidia Driver Startup Issue

I installed nvidia driver with the help of this link.
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...c6.html#nvidia

Now i have a problem. During startup process, the screen goes blank for a while and it then turns white, pink etc However also during startup, it does ask for any key to be pressed within a certain amount of time so on pressing a key it gives an option of OS on the system. It shows 2 linux installations, thats what i think it is. Selecting the top one causes the above problem, selecting the lower one works fine and loads the system. What could be the problem?

Below is the code generated during installation. Any help would be appreciated.

Code:
[root@x1-6-00-c0-9f-40-e0-ad ~]# rpm --import RPM-LIVNA-GPG-KEY
error: RPM-LIVNA-GPG-KEY: import read failed(-1).
[root@x1-6-00-c0-9f-40-e0-ad ~]# yum install kmod-nvidia
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
core                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
updates                   100% |=========================| 1.2 kB    00:00
extras                    100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Parsing package install arguments
Resolving Dependencies
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Downloading header for kmod-nvidia to pack into transaction set.
kmod-nvidia-1.0.9746-1.2. 100% |=========================|  18 kB    00:00
---> Package kmod-nvidia.i686 0:1.0.9746-1.2.6.19_1.2911.fc6 set to be installed
--> Running transaction check
--> Processing Dependency: kernel-i686 = 2.6.19-1.2911.fc6 for package: kmod-nvidia
--> Processing Dependency: nvidia-kmod-common >= 1.0.9746 for package: kmod-nvidia
--> Restarting Dependency Resolution with new changes.
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Downloading header for xorg-x11-drv-nvidia to pack into transaction set.
xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-1.0.9 100% |=========================|  34 kB    00:00
---> Package xorg-x11-drv-nvidia.i386 0:1.0.9746-7.lvn6 set to be updated
---> Downloading header for kernel to pack into transaction set.
ftp://ftp.software.umn.edu/linux/fedora/core/updates/6/i386/kernel-2.6.19-1.2911.fc6.i686.rpm: [Errno 4] IOError: [Errno ftp error] 421 There are too many connected users, please try later.
Trying other mirror.
kernel-2.6.19-1.2911.fc6. 100% |=========================| 216 kB    00:05
---> Package kernel.i686 0:2.6.19-1.2911.fc6 set to be installed
--> Running transaction check
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Package kernel.i686 0:2.6.18-1.2798.fc6 set to be erased
--> Running transaction check

Dependencies Resolved

=============================================================================
Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size
=============================================================================
Installing:
kmod-nvidia             i686       1.0.9746-1.2.6.19_1.2911.fc6  livna             2.3 M
Removing:
kernel                  i686       2.6.18-1.2798.fc6  installed          44 M
Installing for dependencies:
kernel                  i686       2.6.19-1.2911.fc6  updates            16 M
xorg-x11-drv-nvidia     i386       1.0.9746-7.lvn6  livna             4.9 M

Transaction Summary
=============================================================================
Install      3 Package(s)
Update       0 Package(s)
Remove       1 Package(s)

Total download size: 24 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
(1/3): kmod-nvidia-1.0.97 100% |=========================| 2.3 MB    00:05
(2/3): xorg-x11-drv-nvidi 100% |=========================| 4.9 MB    00:10
(3/3): kernel-2.6.19-1.29 100% |=========================|  16 MB    05:14
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing: kernel                       ######################### [1/4]
  Cleanup   : kernel                       ######################### [2/4]
  Installing: kmod-nvidia                  ######################### [3/4]
  Installing: xorg-x11-drv-nvidia          ######################### [4/4]
FATAL: Module nvidia not found.

Removed: kernel.i686 0:2.6.18-1.2798.fc6
Installed: kmod-nvidia.i686 0:1.0.9746-1.2.6.19_1.2911.fc6
Dependency Installed: kernel.i686 0:2.6.19-1.2911.fc6 xorg-x11-drv-nvidia.i386 0:1.0.9746-7.lvn6
Complete!
[root@x1-6-00-c0-9f-40-e0-ad ~]#
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