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Old 01-28-09, 04:40 AM   #1
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Exclamation NVIDIA driver 180.22 error

I 've installed successfully the driver NVIDIA but when I launch some applications I've got the following error message:

NVIDIA: could not open the device file /dev/nvidiactl (No such file or directory)

I 've sidux pontos with kernel Linux 2.6.28-1.slh.1-sidux-amd64 #1 SMP PREEMPT

the glxinfo command says:

name of display: :0.0
NVIDIA: could not open the device file /dev/nvidiactl (No such file or directory).
display: :0 screen: 0
direct rendering: No (If you want to find out why, try setting LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose)
server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
server glx version string: 1.4
server glx extensions:
GLX_EXT_visual_info, GLX_EXT_visual_rating, GLX_SGIX_fbconfig,
GLX_SGIX_pbuffer, GLX_SGI_video_sync, GLX_SGI_swap_control,
GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap, GLX_ARB_create_context, GLX_ARB_multisample,
GLX_NV_float_buffer, GLX_ARB_fbconfig_float, GLX_NV_swap_group,
GLX_EXT_framebuffer_sRGB, GLX_NV_multisample_coverage
client glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
client glx version string: 1.4

Any help

thanks in advance
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Old 01-28-09, 12:45 PM   #2
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Default Re: NVIDIA driver 180.22 error

Please see http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=58498.The limited information you provided suggests that the driver has not been installed correctly.
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