|03-01-03, 05:07 AM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2002
can't map registers
I've had this problem since the 2960 version drivers.. I've been living in no 3D linux world running the default "nv" driver that comes with XFree86. I just downloaded and installed 4191 in hopes the issue had been solved..
I'm running XFree86 v4.2.0
The problem exists with any driver version from 2960+ and incudes 4191..
I downloaded, compiled and installed the kernel module.. It does insert into the kernel when I insmod it.. It is the correct driver being inserted:
Warning: loading /lib/modules/2.4.18/kernel/drivers/video/nvidia.o will taint the kernel: non-GPL license - NVIDIA
Module Size Used by Tainted: P
nvidia 1467072 0 (unused)
serial 45380 1
parport_pc 21928 1 (autoclean)
lp 6144 0 (unused)
parport 24928 1 [parport_pc lp]
Mar 1 05:38:40 domination kernel: 0: nvidia: loading NVIDIA Linux x86 nvidia.o Kernel Module 1.0-4191 Mon Dec 9 11:49:01 PST 2002
When I try to start X with the nvidia driver I get:
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module!
(EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting ***
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
Mar 1 06:04:35 domination kernel: 0: NVRM: failed to map registers, aborting!!
Mar 1 06:04:35 domination kernel: 0: NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed
|03-01-03, 06:34 PM||#4|
Join Date: Aug 2002
Ok I figured it out finally.. In the kernel I had enabled the riva framebuffer device support and this had apparently been interfering with the nvidia kernel module's ability to take over control of the card.. I recompiled the kernel without this support and she works great now..
Nvidia should note this incompatibility in the linux installation instructions to avoid this issue effecting others in the future.
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