nvidia drivers from freshrpms.net
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Wed Nov 1 17:08:54 UTC 2006
On Wed, 01 Nov 2006 12:32:36 -0300, Fernando Lozano wrote:
> Hi there,
> 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?
> s, Fernando Lozano
At a guess: it's likely to be the same i586 kernel installed with i686
devel packages installation screw up that's hitting... oh... lots and lots
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