On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 09:57:56PM -0500, Roberto Sanchez wrote: > Tom Allison wrote: > >I'm currently running the 2.6.8 kernel with a GeForce 550 MX video card > >and the nvidia drivers version 6111 > > > >I tried to upgrade to 2.6.10 and have run into a wall. > > > >I cannot get the 6111 drivers to work. > >I cannot get the 'latest' drivers from NVidia to work. > >I cannot get the 'latest' drivers from NVidia to work on 2.6.8 kernel. > > > >For the last year, I've been able to simply follow a recipe of upgrading > >the kernel, installing the kernel-headers package for the same version, > >and then run the NVIDIA installation script from nvidia's website. And > >it's always come up fine. > > > >Now it's screwed up. I've had to revert back to 2.6.8 and the old > >nvidia drivers. > > > > Why not check this out? See if there is some helpful info there. > Incidentally, the latest version of the nVidia drivers are 6629. > I would get those. The packages are in Sid. > Just like the OP, I am also facing problems with the 6629 drivers from sid and also the vanilla versions from Nvidia. The debian packages compile fine, will install and module can be loaded. When I try to start X, the machine locks up. OTOH, the package from Nvidia, will compile. On trying to modprobe the module, I get an error message telling that undefined label (sorry, I forget the exact message). Any pointers would be helpful. Regards, -- Sridhar M.A. GPG KeyID : F6A35935 Fingerprint: D172 22C4 7CDC D9CD 62B5 55C1 2A69 D5D8 F6A3 5935 Illinois isn't exactly the land that God forgot -- it's more like the land He's trying to ignore.
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