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Old 11-17-2004, 05:10 AM   #1
malkc
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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

Malcolm

Last edited by malkc; 11-17-2004 at 06:20 AM.
 
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
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/history/249145

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 ..

 
Old 11-17-2004, 09:23 AM   #4
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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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