NVIDIA driver *taints* kernel???

Mogens Kjaer mk at crc.dk
Wed Jan 19 14:07:11 UTC 2005

Michael Cobb wrote:
> Steven,
> I have the same problem on a Opteron based FC-2 box with an Nvidia FX-500
> card. I set runlevel 3, execute startx, and look at a blank screen. I have
> been working on this problem for 2 weeks. So far no love from fedora!

If you're running a 2.6.10 kernel, please look here:


These patches to the Nvidia driver solved my problem
with an Oops and black screen on an x86_64 system
(not AMD, but Xeon EM64T, but I don't think that
makes a difference).

Mogens Kjaer, Carlsberg A/S, Computer Department
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