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Thursday upgrade borked my nvidia drivers

An sarge upgrade on Thursday has made my nvidia driver unusable.  I run the 
debian 2.24.7 prebuilt kernel.  I believe it was the upgrade from 2.24.7-7 to 
2.24.7-8 that has caused the problem but I'm not certain what else was 
upgraded any more.

installed kernel stuff

kernel-image-2.4.27-2-686 2.4.27-8
kernel-pcmci-modules 2.4.27-8
Opt contrib/ nvidia-kernel-common 1.0.7167-1
Opt devel/ kernel-headers 2.4.27-8
Opt non-free/ nvidia-kernel-2.4.27-2-686 1.0.7167+1

If I do an "insmod nividia" I get:

Warning: loading /lib/modules/2.4.27-2-686/nvidia/nvidia.o will taint the 
kernel: non-GPL license - NVIDIA
See http://www.tux.org/lkml/#export-tainted for information about 
Module nvidia loaded, with warnings

lsmod also shows the driver loaded. Seems ok, but when I do a startx I get the 
following error message:

(EE) Failed to load module "nvidia" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) No drivers available

So naturally X craps out. The "nv" driver still works fine but as I do a lot 
of 3D work it isn't really a solution for me.  Anybody have an idea what 
might be wrong?  Perhaps something I have to do with grub because of the new 

Thanks in advance,

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