Getting nVidia to load
Thanks to Sean Finney and Bill Moseley;
Indeed, adding the single line "nvidia" to the /etc/modules file gets
the module loaded at boot time.
An alternative, if one only wants to load nvidia at certain times, is to
I am not sure why, in my setup, the nvidia kernel "make install" didn't
add the line to /etc/modules. The nVidia folks may not have wanted to
force this at boot up. But their documentation probably should note
that one needs to add this line to get the module loaded automatically.