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Old 01-28-2004, 06:12 PM   #1
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NVIDIA driver error: "Card0" isn't valid for this driver"

I have installed the newest NVidia driver:,
disabled 'Load "dri"' and renamed f'Driver "nvidia"' in /etc/XF86Config:

I did modprobe nvidia:
# lsmod
Module Size Used by Tainted: P
nvidia 1964928 0 (autoclean)

error after '#startx' command:
(WW) NVIDIA: Chipset "RIVA TNT2 Model 64" in Device section "Card0" isn't valid
for this driver
(EE) No devices detected.

Fatal server error:
no screens found

error line in /var/log/XFree86.0.log:
(EE) Failed to initialize GLX extension (NVIDIA XFree86 driver not found)

What did I miss?
Old 01-28-2004, 09:02 PM   #2
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did u comment out "glcore" too?
could you post your xf86 config file if it doesnt work after that?


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