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

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-21-03, 11:24 AM   #1
don_lubione
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 1
Default 4191 driver won't start up

I am using a LFS (Linux from Scratch) distribution based an a plain 2.4.18 kernel.

I am using the NVidia drivers a long time now but now with the version 4191 i am somehow lost.

The principal setup is ok, since the module (nvidia) is loading correctly
extract from /var/log/sys.log

Feb 21 17:42:34 hugo kernel: 0: nvidia: loading NVIDIA Linux x86 nvidia.o Kernel Module 1.0-4191 Mon Dec 9 11:49:01 PST 2002

But as soon as try to start X, it complains that it failed to initailize the kernel module and in the log file are the following entries:

Feb 21 17:43:01 hugo kernel: 0: NVRM: client does not support versioning!!
Feb 21 17:43:01 hugo kernel: 0: NVRM: aborting to avoid catastrophe!


As soon as I switch back to the 3123 driver everything is ok again.

So what does this message want to tell me ?
what client does not support which versioning

any help would be gladly appreciated

thanks
martin
don_lubione is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-03, 02:08 PM   #2
bwkaz
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 2,262
Default

I don't know what that message means either (don't you just love not being able to see the sources to debug these things for yourself? ), but I run LFS as well. I don't get that error with 4191, but I do get "relocation error: libGLcore.so: __divdi3(): symbol not found" whenever I load 4191's "glx" module. So I'm running 3123 as well, and it seems to work fine. This isn't much more than a "yeah, others are seeing issues with 4191 too" response.

Anyway, the only people that know the answer to your question work at nVidia (unless they put it in the README? Have you looked at that?). Hopefully they can provide some insight?
__________________
Registered Linux User #219692
bwkaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-03, 01:42 AM   #3
Andy Mecham
l33t master
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Posts: 1,163
Default

Please send this report (and machine details, etc) to linux-bugs@nvidia.com.

--andy
__________________
Andy Mecham
NVIDIA Corporation
Andy Mecham 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
Base mosaic and rotation? happyfunbot NVIDIA Linux 5 07-13-12 12:23 PM
Redhat 8.0 NVIDIA works - INSTRUCTIONS STEEL1 NVIDIA Linux 267 04-15-03 06:48 PM
Getting the proprietary nvidia driver to run with Debian 3.0 r0 (woody) Katchina404 NVIDIA Linux 9 01-12-03 08:49 AM
NVIDIA 3123 driver on SuSE 8.0 Ok , but slow to start X Gabolander NVIDIA Linux 3 09-27-02 07:41 AM
failing to initialize NV driver PsyShook NVIDIA Linux 10 09-19-02 12:41 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:54 PM.


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