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Old 04-22-04, 04:27 AM   #1
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Default Go5600, fedora, Cant startx

I hope someone can help here. Would my much appreciated

I have installed fedora core 2 on my vaio - PCG-GRT916V which has the FX Go5600 graphics controller. I have downloaded the latest IA32 drivers from the nvidia site, and installed them ok. I have kernel 2.6.3-

When i startx, the screen goes blank and stays that way untill I terminate the X session, then i have to ctrl-alt-f1 to bring the console back.

I have commented out the <dri>=/dev/nvidia* /dev/3dfx* in /etc/security/console.perms. And checked the /dev/nvida*'s are chmod 0666 and owned by root.

Thanks for any help...

My device section in XF86Config is:
Identified "GeFroce FX Go5600"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "nVidia"
BoardName"nVidia Geforce FX Go5600"
VideoRam 65536
BusID "PCI:1:00:0"

My Screen section is
Identifier "Screen 1"
Device "GeForce FX Go5600"
Monitor "Onyx Black LCD"
DefaultDepth 24
DefaultFbBpp 32
Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
FbBpp 32
Modes "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
ViewPort 0 0

The error X errors I get are:
audit(1082624464.305.0): avc: denied {search } for pid=2336 exe=/usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86 name=root dev=hda3 ino=505921 scontext=root:sysadm_r:sysadm_xserver_t tcontext=rootbject_r:staff_home_dir_t tclass=dir
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"

Error: Could not open /dev/nvidiactl because the permissions are too restrictive. Please see the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS section of /usr/share/doc/NVIDIA_GLX-1.0/README for steps to correct.
Module called exit() function with value=-1
XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
after 0 requests (0 known processed) witrh 0 events remaining.
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