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Re: Thursday upgrade borked my nvidia drivers

On April 1, 2005 23:12, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> > 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.
> Hi Roy.  Any time you change your kernel, you have to rebuild your nvidia
> kernel module (in fact, all of your kernel modules) for the new kernel.
> Reinstalling the nvidia driver will do it.  Or, since you're using a stock
> kernel, you can probably also install a prebuilt nvidia kernel module to
> match it.  Either way should work.  For details, see
> http://home.comcast.net/~andrex/Debian-nVidia/installation.html.
> Good luck,
> Andrew.

Yes, I installed the pre-built nvidia modules from non-free as you can see in 
my previous post with no luck.  I wound up downloading from nvidia directly 
and used their installer. Works fine now.

Thanks for your time,

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