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Re: yet another NVIDIA problem (4496)

Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:

> Haim Ashkenazi wrote:
>> Hi
>> I've just bought a new GeForce 5600 (Gainward Ultra 780 TV/DVI) and for
>> that occasion I've upgraded my nvidia drivers to 4496-10. after
>> upgrading, X wouldn't start (error loading 'nvidia') unless I modprobe
>> 'nvidia' manually, and then it loads, but with an error:
>> devfs_register(nvidiactl): could not append to parent, err: -17
>> devfs_register(nvidia0): could not append to parent, err: -17
>> I've googled for it but only found some kernel mailing list entries which
>> I didn't understand. as a workaround I've added nvidia to '/etc/modules'
>> but I was wondering if this problem can be solved.
>> kernel: 2.4.21
>> thanx
>> --
>> Haim
> I always put Nvidia in /etc/modules.
for me it always worked without adding it to '/etc/modules'.

any idea about the error?


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