Re: Another query on NVIDIA under linux 2.4.20
On Wed, 2003-01-01 at 23:46, Larry Hunsicker wrote:
> We have NVIDIA working now under linux 2.4.20 as I described in an
> earlier message. But there remains one glitch. When we reboot, the
> NVIDIA drivers are never loaded, and NVIDIA won't run, until we
> reinstall the NVIDIA kernel by hand.
> I suppose that we could force the loading of NVIDIA using modprobe
> somewhere in one of the inti.d files. But it would have seemed that
> this should have been done by the NVIDIA kernel install process or
> kmod. Any comments about this?
Only that it sounds really familiar. The same thing happened to me. I downloaded
tar.gz files, did make clean / make install / changed XF86Config-4 and made sure
nvidia was in /etc/modules, and it STILL requires that I make install the kernel
driver each boot. I wish I knew the solution for those of us who are used to doing
the NVidia driver the make-install way.