Re: NVIDIA kernel and X problems
On Monday 28 March 2005 17.00, David Roguin wrote:
> X server fails to start after upgrading my system (unstable)
> X and NVIDIA has always worked fine, i've installed the NVIDIA kernel
> module with 'module-assistant'.
> Now when i start gdm this is what it says:
> Error: API Mismatch: the NVIDIA kernel module is version 7.1.0, but
> this X module is version 1.0.7167. Please be sure that your kernel
> module and all NVIDIA driver files have the same driver version.
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module!
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting ***
> (II) UnloadModule: "nvidia"
> (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
This happens when you upgrade the kernel and not the nvidia module.
Rebuild it with module-assistant with something like this
# module-assistant auto-install nvidia
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