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Re: X with NVidia: "(EE) No devices detected"



On Wed, Oct 09, 2002 at 07:45:19AM -0700, Jeff wrote:
> Issac Trotts, 2002-Oct-08 17:16 -0700:
> > >Re-installing is a bit drastic.  It seems to me that the modules
> > >aren't loading.  The installation process puts them, I think, in
> > >/lib/modules/<kernel>/misc so check there and do the insmod on those
> > >specific names.  You'll also need to add those modules to the list in
> > >/etc/modules so they are loaded at boot.
> > >
> > >jc
> > >
> > Here's what my session looks like:
> >   
> >    $ cd /lib
> >    $ find . -name \* | grep -i nv
> >    ./security/pam_env.so
> >    ./modules/2.2.18/misc/nvram.o
> >    ./modules/2.2.18/video/NVdriver
> >   
> >    $ find /lib -name \* | grep -i gl
> > 
> > insmod nvram didn't help so I rmmod'ed it.
> > 
> > Issac
> 
> Issac,
> 
> Please reply to the list only, thanks.
> 
> I think there's also a glx driver that needs to be loaded.  Is the
> NVdriver the only driver in that directory?

I'm fairly sure that the `glx' module is a module for the X server, not
a kernel module.  According the README.gz, you have to add the line
`Load "glx"' to the Module section in your XF86Config{,-4}, and make
sure that there are not lines about dri or GLcore in there.

-rob

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