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nvidia legacy driver//kernel 2.6.32 issues

Following "apt-get dist-upgrade" with debian squeeze i386, upgrading
from kernel 2.6.30 to 2.6.32, the xserver was broken at "startx"
because kernel compiled with gcc 4.3 while now gcc 4.4. I could only
boot from previous 2.6.30 to have the xserver at startx.


export CC=/usr/bin/gcc-4.3

I reinstalled the nvidia driver "NVIDIA-Linux-x86-96.43.16-pk1.run"
for my "GeForce2 MX200 (rev b2)", the driver installed correctly and
was reconfigured correctly according to the nvidia installer messages,
though, again, it works for 2.6.30, not for 2.6.32. Please see below
the relevant portion of /var/log/Xorg.0.log:
II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so
(II) Module nvidia: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.0
Module class: X.Org Video Driver
(II) NVIDIA dlloader X Driver 96.43.16 Thu Jan 28 16:02:25 PST 2010
(II) NVIDIA Unified Driver for all Supported NVIDIA GPUs
(II) Primary Device is: PCI 01@00:00:0
(II) Loading sub module "fb"
(II) LoadModule: "fb"
(II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libfb.so
(II) Module fb: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
compiled for 1.7.6, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4
(II) Loading sub module "ramdac"
(II) LoadModule: "ramdac"
(II) Module "ramdac" already built-in
(**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
(==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 888
(==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(==) NVIDIA(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(**) NVIDIA(0): Enabling RENDER acceleration
(II) NVIDIA(0): Support for GLX with the Damage and Composite X extensions is
(II) NVIDIA(0): enabled.
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to load the NVIDIA kernel module!
(EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting ***
(II) UnloadModule: "nvidia"
(II) UnloadModule: "fb"
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

With previous 2.6.30 I used successfully either the debian way or the
nvidia installer (actually, I remained at the nvidia installer
installation of the driver). Now I am using the 2.6.30 kernel with the
installation for 2.6.32, which is too bad.

francesco pietra

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