Where does linux look for drivers (nvidia in particular) when it's booting?
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What exactly is the error message that you're getting? What you've posted doesn't sound like any of the error messages I've seen (and I've seen a few). Try to write down the words exactly or copy and paste from your system log. Also, is that Fedora core 1 or 2? Core 2 has issues with the Nvidia driver. Have you changed your kernel for one with an 8k stack?
Im probably not the best person to explain this due to my limited understanding of it, but from what i can work out the kernel stack is used by drivers and other apps as processing space. The problem with fedora core is the developers decided to set a 4k stack as default, although a number of drivers still exist that require more room (nvidia drivers, and a number of network devices, that ive seen so far). From what ive read windows uses a 12k stack. So doesnt seem to be any continuity in the scheme.
There maybe a kernel developer somewhere on these boards who can explain it better than me, but at the end of it all, someone screwed up with this. Instead of giving the other companies fair warning of the change over, and letting them sort there drivers out, its been sprung on everyone.