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Old 11-21-2005, 06:18 PM   #1
miko3k
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nvidia graphics driver with multiple screens


i have downloaded and installed lastest nvidia drivers (7676). works cool.

The problem begins when i want to create another screen:
FATAL: Module nvidia already in kernel.
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to load the NVIDIA kernel module!

I observe same behaviuor when i stop X and try to start it again (in this case it's enough to modprobe -r nvidia) and everything works again.

I'm using geforce mx440 agp8x on 2.6.5 kernel.

Using older drivers (about 4000..5000 i don't remember) I wasn't experiencing such problems.

any suggestions ?
 
Old 11-22-2005, 11:00 AM   #2
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Dou you want to setup multihead?
 
Old 11-24-2005, 06:58 AM   #3
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no, i just want to be logged twince and switch screens using alt+f7, alt+f8 and so on...
 
  


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