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Old 06-02-04, 02:11 PM   #1
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Default amd64 drivers not working with 2.6.6 kernel

I have a GeForce 5700 card and the MSI KT8 Neo FISR2 motherboard. The official nvidia drivers dont compile under 2.6.6. I compiled the patched drivers for nvidia from http://minion.de and it compiled fine. When I installed it and started X it my computer just hangs and locksup.

Anyhelp in getting it working is really appreciated. If you need any further information please feel free to contact me.
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Old 06-03-04, 12:18 AM   #2
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Default Re: amd64 drivers not working with 2.6.6 kernel

The current nVidia drivers require 8k kernel stacks. Sometimes 2.6 kernels default to 4k.
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Old 06-03-04, 01:29 PM   #3
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Default Re: amd64 drivers not working with 2.6.6 kernel

I have installed the drivers from the same location and they worked fine with me. I have FC2 on an amd64 3200. Here is my xorg.conf for your reference!

One thing I am concerned with though, I have a worning in my X log file about AGP:

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(WW) NVIDIA(0): Failed to verify AGP usage
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File Type: txt xorg.conf.txt (2.7 KB, 156 views)
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