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Re: NVIDIA Driver Problem after upgrade

On approximately Mon, May 05, 2003 at 12:12:42PM +0200, Angela Stempfel wrote:
> Hi all
> on my pc i installed Debian unstable. I did an apt-get update && upgrade 
> last week. And since then my NVIDIA Driver isn't working any more :(
> I got the following error message:
> Skipping "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules/fonts/libspeedo.a:spencode.o": No 
> symbols found
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module!
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting ***
> (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
> Fatal server error:
> no screens found
> When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
> the full server output, not just the last messages.
> This can be found in the log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log".
> Please report problems to debian-x@lists.debian.org.
> XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
> after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
> I compiled the Kernel once again and installed the NVIDIA Driver new. 
> But this didn't help.
> My XF86-Config-4 File looks like this :
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64"
> Driver "nvidia"
> EndSection
> I think this is ok. I also tried to load the module with modprobe. But 
> this isn't working:
> smeagol:/etc/modutils# modprobe nvidia
> modprobe: Can't locate module nvidia
> smeagol:/etc/modutils#

You need to recompile the nvidia kernel module.  You can't modprobe it
because it isn't there.

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