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Old 01-18-06, 10:19 AM   #1
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Question Mandriva 2006 2.6.14 kernel+ riva TNT2 + 6629 driver?

Hi:
I've been for a month in my free time trying to install linux drivers for my riva tnt2 grafics card...it's like and oddisey, after upgrading and recompiling the kernel several times (finally 2.6.14) and applying some patches to the driver i've finally installed 6629.
But it doesn't work: when i try to enter runlevel 5 using nvidia driver in xorg.conf it says at the end unable to inizializate the kernel module.
please help me! i'm tired of this
thank u, people
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Old 01-18-06, 12:57 PM   #2
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Default Re: Mandriva 2006 2.6.14 kernel+ riva TNT2 + 6629 driver?

If this reproduces with 1.0-7174, please generate and post an nvidia-bug-report.log.

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Old 01-18-06, 01:37 PM   #3
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Default Re: Mandriva 2006 2.6.14 kernel+ riva TNT2 + 6629 driver?

ok. i'll try. thx
but i think that driver versions after 6629 don't support TNT2...
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Old 01-18-06, 01:39 PM   #4
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Default Re: Mandriva 2006 2.6.14 kernel+ riva TNT2 + 6629 driver?

1.0-7174 is the last driver that supports the TNT2.

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Old 01-18-06, 02:25 PM   #5
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Default Re: Mandriva 2006 2.6.14 kernel+ riva TNT2 + 6629 driver?

Hi!
Fist i tried to install the driver and the installer said failed to load the kernel module...
but then i tried with an option that i've reading a lot in this forum, "-k $(uname -r)", and it installed and works !!!!

thank u very much!!!!
it's great to know there's people there that can help poor newbies like me!!!..
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