Re: More nvidia questions
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Andrei POPESCU <firstname.lastname@example.org>
$ uname -a
Linux think 3.1.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Sat Nov 5 13:56:27 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux
$ dpkg --print-architecture
$ dpkg -l nvidia-glx | grep ^ii
ii nvidia-glx 290.06-1 NVIDIA metapackage
Interesting. 290.06? The one I got from experimental a couple of weeks ago was 290.03. I think I need to try it.
However, I did get your error because I forgot to unload the old nvidia
module. You can diagnose this if you look in /var/log/syslog, I got:
Nov 8 23:56:20 think kernel: [ 837.995242] NVRM: API mismatch: the client has the version 290.06, but
Nov 8 23:56:20 think kernel: [ 837.995244] NVRM: this kernel module has the version 275.36. Please
Nov 8 23:56:20 think kernel: [ 837.995245] NVRM: make sure that this kernel module and all NVIDIA driver
Nov 8 23:56:20 think kernel: [ 837.995247] NVRM: components have the same version.
but X started without any issues after I ran 'modprobe -r nvidia'.
I did a reboot. I just had to do an upgrade, but I'll see if I the newer drivers will work.
Hope this helps,
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