Re: X can't find nvidia module
Vincent Lefevre wrote:
On 2012-11-13 15:51:11 -0600, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
But when I startx, X can't find the nvidia module:
(EE) Failed to load module "nvidia" (module does not exist, 0)
Any suggestions as to what to do next?
You probably need xserver-xorg-video-nvidia (as in addition to the
NVIDIA kernel driver, you need the NVIDIA Xorg driver). But when I
was using the NVIDIA drivers in the past, I installed nvidia-glx,
which depends on xserver-xorg-video-nvidia and other useful packages.
Thanks Vincent, let me try that. I usually use the closed source NVidia
driver from upstream, this is the first time that I have tried building
the driver myself.