Re: 2.6 and nvidia
Emma Jane Hogbin wrote:
> [Compiled nVidia drivers and now X ix broken.]
not sure how to copy and paste the URL from the console, sorry.
Which is one of the reasons I have gpm installed, gpm being the mouse
driver for the console. Then just highlight to copy and middle-click to
Just temporarily, you might use the "nv" or "vesa" or "vga" driver to
get back into X. That'll give you a sense of "okay, back in GUI-land,
whew", even if it's not quite what you want long-run.
In any case, I installed nvidia-glx before I should have and that's why I ran
into problems. I appear to now be committed to my mistake....which would
be fine if I could figure out why X says that I no longer have a screen
that works. (What's the new stuff in the kernel that has to do with screen
resolution? I probably messed up somewhere around there...when I did my
But X is still throwing up errors and
my nvidia module isn't listed under lsmod. It's there under
/lib/modules/[etc]/nvidia.ko, but I can't probe it (why is everything .ko
now instead of .o?). I do have module-init-tools, and there are other
modules loaded, so I'm not sure why nvidia's refusing to play nicely.