nvidia drivers from freshrpms.net
Lonni J Friedman
netllama at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 18:19:44 UTC 2006
The only reason you'd need kernel-xen-devel is if you're running the
xen kernel. The NVIDIA driver generally isn't compatible with xen
kernels right now.
On 11/1/06, Fernando Lozano <fernando at lozano.eti.br> wrote:
> Found that need to install kenel-xen-devel so the nvidia kernel module
> can be build and loaded. Now when I start X I get a blak screen and a
> complain that the GLX extension cannot be loaded, but it looks like I'm
> loading the correct one from nvidia. Any ideas?
> s, Fernando Lozano
> > I have a nVidia GEForce MX 440 card but never bothered with OpenGL
> > applications before. But I just installed FC6 and heard all rumors
> > about compiz, so I decided to give it a try.
> > I understand I need the nVidia proprietary drivers for compiz to work
> > with my card, so I installed the package from Freshrpms.net. But it
> > looks like the kernel refuses to load the drivers. At least I say a
> > message saying so during boot and could not start X. I had to
> > reconfigure X to use the Xorg open source driver (nv) instead of the
> > proprietary one (nvidia) but I could not find in any log that message.
> > I read the docs from nVidia web site but had no success. What could be
> > preventing the driver to load? Maybe SELinux?
L. Friedman netllama at gmail.com
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