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Re: nVidia G70 with 32 bit Etch Problem

On Tue, 2008-08-05 at 09:40 -0500, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Thomas H. George wrote:
> > Objective: 32 bit chroot Etch on a system with an AMD 64 bit processor.  
> > Problem: Incorrect video driver for nVidia G70 card.
> > 
> > To start I copied xorg.conf from the  primary system - Lenny with  an 
> > x86_64  linux kernel image.  The display works fine on the primary 
> > system using the nv driver.  When it failed on the  chroot Etch I went 
> > to the nVidia website and downloaded a program to produce a driver and 
> > ran it from the chroot Etch.  It detected the 64 bit processor and 
> > aborted.  Next I installed and ran nvidia-xconfig.  This changed the 
> > driver from nv to nvidia but when I tried to start gdm it failed with a 
> > message "Failed to load module 'nvidia' (module does not exist, 0)"
> > 
> > Where can I find and download a binary nvidia driver?
> > 
> Did you ask this question on the nVidia Linux forum?

That's not the best answer to this question, given that there is a
Debian way to do this, and it's in the wiki.


Paul Johnson

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