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Distribution: K/Ubuntu 12.04/14.04, Scientific Linux 6.3/6.4, Android-x86, Pretty much all distros at one point...
use XFDrake and then try to fix the proprietary driver problem...
The problem might be that with the TNT2 cards, there was a real problem with AGP. You need to use AGPgart rather than nVidia's built-in AGP support. It also depends greatly upon the motherboard chipset as to whether you can use nVidia's AGP or AGPgart. I hate to say RTFM, but you really need to read nVidia's tech document.
I have the same setup except the kernel, obviously you do not have module support for the tnt2 in your kernel do you? After I installed the nvidia drivers I had crashes regularly. Turned out that both drivers were loaded simultaneously. Try looking at the XFree86config as well, I know that it should not have any effect but I think that is what my problem was.
It seems like your right, I tried to dig in syslog and I found that NVIDIA has a module of its own to AGP, NVAGP, and my machine automaticaly loads AGPGART, syslog says It wont load NVAGP cuz AGPGART is allready running, I tried to rmmod agpgart and all regarded modules but when I type 'startx' the problem occours again and agpgart is loaded again along with the nvidia module.