Go Back   nV News Forums > Linux Support Forums > NVIDIA Linux

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-03-04, 06:52 AM   #1
lordflash
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 2
Default 5336 - module disappeared

today was my first day with linux (suse 9) and after some looking about, i wanted to install the latest driver for my geforce 2 ti.... although it was not easy for a beginner, i finally managed, but now the gui won't start again... i found out that xfree86 doesn't load... when i try to load it manually, it says that it failed to initialize nvidia kernel module... if i try to start that thing manually, the system can't find that module either (all the time, i'm on that blue screen with white font, i think it is called grub).
what's wrong? what do i have to do? if nothing else works, uninstalling the new driver and accepting that i have no 3d-functions would be ok....
lordflash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-04, 05:37 PM   #2
whig
550Ti
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 854
Default

Some of us need to modprobe nvidia before starting X, so try that. Also try the nv or vesa drivers because they are easier to get going than nVidia's - that would give you a starting point.
whig is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-04, 07:25 AM   #3
lordflash
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 2
Default

thanks for your idea, i will try that.

i did modprobe nvidia, it says that it can't find a module called nvidia.
lordflash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-04, 08:23 AM   #4
eswan
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 23
Default

Try running 'find /lib/modules -name nvidia\*' (without quotes)
That should tell you if the module is located anywhere near the right place.
eswan is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
nvidia + 2.4.19 gentoo = messed up ulukay NVIDIA Linux 18 11-01-02 11:58 PM
X Failed to load NVdriver c00lr4c3r NVIDIA Linux 13 10-22-02 01:44 PM
Error messages... HELP!!!! Imperito NVIDIA Linux 3 09-24-02 10:46 PM
GForce drivers installed...but dont work tomfullery NVIDIA Linux 6 09-22-02 08:23 AM
Need help to get the X to work on my Acer TravelMate 630 knchee NVIDIA Linux 16 09-19-02 10:16 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1998 - 2014, nV News.