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Old 12-01-04, 05:05 PM   #1
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Unhappy 6629: Failed to initialize NVIDIA graphics device

Hi,

I have a problem with the 6629 driver. I'm running SUSE 9.1 Pro (2.6.5-7.111-default) with a FX5200 and an IBM ThinkVision.

With 6611 it works all fine, but when installing 6629, X won't start. Attached is the XF86Config and the XFree86.0.log. It seems the driver can't get to the card. I've tried to switch off the box for some minutes and restart it, to no avail.
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Old 12-01-04, 09:00 PM   #2
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Default Re: 6629: Failed to initialize NVIDIA graphics device

Seems you are not alone

Both of you have
nVidia Corporation GeForce FX Go5200 rev 161
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Old 12-01-04, 09:11 PM   #3
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Default Re: 6629: Failed to initialize NVIDIA graphics device

Weird, that the error I was getting in SuSE 9.2, but I eventually was able to work around (it is somewhere on this site). Prehaps the solutions are the same. Try using the install method mentioned for 9.2 and see if that works.

edit: here is the link.
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=41366
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