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Old 01-27-2005, 07:07 AM   #1
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nvidida fails to modprobe

hey guys i recently got a nvidida FX 550 OC.. and i installed gentoo 2004.3 release and i cannot get the nvidia.ko to modprobe. it says error inserting.. unknown symbol in module. please run dmesg. so i ran dmesg and this ios what it says

nvidida: Unknown Symbol __VMALLOC_RESERVE

any ideas?

Old 01-27-2005, 01:58 PM   #2
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I have an nvidia agp card but don't run gentoo.

I see though that there is a thread on this and supposedly a solution.

Go here:
scroll down to your issue and good luck.
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Looks like the module built wrong.
Old 01-27-2005, 04:19 PM   #4
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yeah i got it working..but like i can't boot xorg... i can';t get the screen to worjk..and if i do only 8 bit runs.. anyone know another way to do xorg besides xorgconfig?


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