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Old 11-17-2004, 05:10 AM   #1
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Nvidia Fedora 3 problems

Hi all

I am having some problems with Fedora core3 and nvidia drivers .

I have downloaded the latest drivers and installed them ,
I am prompted about a conflict with rivafb and nvidia drivers .

I don't have the riviafb module loaded ,

When I reboot my linux box it hangs at the start , (just about where the gui screen kicks in)

I have had a search through this forum for similar posts but found none ..

Any thoughts ,
Thanks in advanve


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Old 11-17-2004, 06:48 AM   #2
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I had this problem too, and lots of people seem to have had it as well.

I did modprobe -r rivafb and modprobe nvidia then startx and X started up fine, so I presume the problem is that rivafb is loaded and conflicts with nvidia

there seem to be lots of thread here and elsewhere talking about this conflict, eg

but nobody reveals the arcane secret of stopping rivafb from loading in the first place.

how do i stop it, is there a config file somewhere that specifies that rivafb load?

Or is the solution just to delete or remove rivafb.ko?
Old 11-17-2004, 06:50 AM   #3
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Thanks bro for the reply .

Looks like Im not alone with this problem ,
wonder if the good lads at Nvidia are working on a fix ..

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take a look at this thread .
Old 11-17-2004, 09:30 AM   #5
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Class my friend ....

I must of missed that one ..

Thanks for the post ...


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