Problem with nv driver on FC12

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Fri Sep 11 18:04:41 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-09-11 at 13:40 -0400, Jim wrote:

> Well I updated and got a new kernel-2.6.31-2.fc12.i686, rebooted new kernel
> w/o xorg.conf and got no X , below attachment /var/log/Xorg.0.log.

The problem is:

[drm] failed to load kernel module "nouveau"
(EE) [drm] drmOpen failed.

have you installed the proprietary driver on this system at any point?
is the 'nvidia' kernel module loading and preventing the 'nouveau'
kernel module from loading?

Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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