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I have the MX-440, and there's a driver on Nvidia's site for everything before a certain date. You get bold warnings not to update beyond that if you have old junk. I probably have the download somewhere if they have taken it down.
It has this problem; They use their own versions of certain files (libGL.so, etc) and these are now out of synch with the Mesa that would be distributed with Fedora 12. Ymmv. You need a compiled kernel source to get this installed. Copy the config from /boot, run make, but do not run make clean. Then install it.
I didn't update that box beyond Slackware 12 (& Fedora 9) because of it. The only thing that fell over was googleearth. Mind you, it still does 2200 FPS in glxgears. They are at the stage where they would be given away in breakfast cereal boxes all right.
ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko'. This happens most
frequently when this kernel module was built against the wrong or
improperly configured kernel sources, with a version of gcc that differs
from the one used to build the target kernel, or if a driver such as
rivafb/nvidiafb is present and prevents the NVIDIA kernel module from
obtaining ownership of the NVIDIA graphics device(s).
hi i had the same problem with a different card and os but still nvidia.
i have to install it outside the grahpical environment and in the virtual i did it on Slackware 13.
they have all the drivers on there site for linux.
I reinstalled that same file yeaterday, as I was trying some kernel wheeze on that box.
Get the kernel source which installs in /usr/src/linux-version. cp in the config from /boot/config-version and run make. That should take 15-20 minutes. THEN try the install.
It has precompiled modules for a number of kernels but they are back from the last millenium. It has not got stuff for modern kernels.So it should not have installed a module.