Re: FIXED: nvidia binary driver locks up computer
> I poked around on Andrew Schulman's site
> for a while, then settled in and spent an hour reading the readme file.
> In Appendix C, there is a listing of installed components, including
> files. I started poking around in those directories and noticed:
> $>ls -l /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/nvidia*
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 781464 Apr 7 05:47 nvidia_drv.o
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 791881 Jun 16 19:13 nvidia_drv.so
> The .so file sticks out as an oddball. All of the other files in that
> directory are *.o and of the same date, Apr 7. Two different files with
> the same base name also seemed wrong.
> I moved nvidia_drv.so out of that directory and things have been stable
> for 24 hours now.
Excellent. I'll add a mention of it on my troubleshooting page.