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Old 04-01-2004, 05:46 PM   #1
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Exclamation Error! Help Plz


Error : API mismatch: the NVIDIA kernel module is version 1.0.4496, but the X module is is version 1.0.5336. Please be sure that your kernel module and all NVIDIA driver files have the same driver version.
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module
(EE) NVIDIA(0): ***ABORTING***
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

Fatal Server Error:
no screens found


Anyone know how I un-do this, or which files to edit correctly so it accepts the new kernel for the drivers. This happened in a bad attempt to update the nvidia video drivers. Stupid I know.
 
Old 04-01-2004, 06:06 PM   #2
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You've updated the nvidia GLX driver, but the actual Kernel driver has not been installed, and is the old version. I recommend you try again with the latest Kernel driver. Either the run file from nvidia's site, or the package from your distro.
 
Old 04-05-2004, 04:03 PM   #3
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Question Well...

It's like this. Its on a fresh install of Mandrake 9.2 running kernel 2.4.22. And the package is downloaded right from nVIDIA's site, being their latest driver. However it has it's own install package, and I'm guessing 'IT' is the culprit somehow. Any sugesstions?
 
Old 04-05-2004, 05:23 PM   #4
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The installer has managed to install the glxdriver, but not the kernel driver. You will probably have to download the kernel headers for mandrake, or the kernel source. For the 2.4.22 kernel from mandrake. Then retry the installer from Nvidia.
 
Old 04-05-2004, 07:01 PM   #5
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Lightbulb Ok...

The version of Mandrake I picked up comes with 7 CD's.
Two of these said CD's are labled Sources 1 & 2.
So it my assumption that the kernel source is located on one of these 2 CD's.
How do I go about installing the kernel source if they are on the cd's?
 
Old 04-05-2004, 07:10 PM   #6
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Mandrake uses urpmi for package management. I don't use Mandrake, so you'd probably have to check Mandrakes website for details on urpmi.
 
Old 04-05-2004, 07:53 PM   #7
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while we're on the subject, I use Gentoo's emerge to install everything. Latest GLX version is 4496 (or something like that). Am I gonna have to manually install the latest GLX and other file?
 
Old 04-05-2004, 08:50 PM   #8
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3r4t!k: I am assuming you are getting this error while trying to startx? If so, i usualy got this error while editing /X11/XF86Config

smehi: Well, are you using a nvidia card?
 
Old 04-06-2004, 11:37 AM   #9
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Yes Oracl3 I recieved this error after an unsucessful attempt to upgrade video drivers. (nVIDIA)
Incidently the only change I had to make in the XF86Config-4 file was one, In the "Module" section add Load "glx", the rest was either already there or wasn't there to be un-commented.
 
Old 04-06-2004, 12:01 PM   #10
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You did change the driver in the device section for nv to nvidia?
 
Old 04-06-2004, 12:06 PM   #11
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It was already 'nvidia'. So no I didn' change it.
 
Old 04-06-2004, 02:25 PM   #12
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Thumbs down Still

Stuck on this stoopid shell, command line interface...!
 
  


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