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Re: 2.6 and nvidia

On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 12:46:38AM -0400, Emma Jane Hogbin wrote:
> As a warning ... I was getting ready to upgrade my kernel to 2.6. I
> downloaded the new nvidia package. I was following instructions from
> /usr/share/doc without really thinking and did a "make" on the modules
> package. Within seconds I got dumped out of X and have been unable to
> start it ever since. The error messages I'm getting have to do with the
> module versions not matching the kernel versions.
> I have no idea how to get X back under my old kernel, and the new one
> isn't ready to be used yet (basically nothing's working yet).
> So as a warning....do NOT mess around with the latest nvidia packages 
> until you know for sure that the rest of the 2.6 kernel is going to work. :(
> emma
> -- 
> Emma Jane Hogbin
Hi Emma,
are you referring to 'make'ing X or the kernel?
couldnt you just reinstall what was overriten?
or remove the X packages and install them?

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