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Old 05-21-2007, 12:33 PM   #1
Registered: Apr 2007
Location: texas
Distribution: mandriva 2007.0 / edgy
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quick question: API mismatch

Solved: I've googled and I can't find a solution other than people 'guessing' at it by loading new software, etc.

My problem is I have a mismatch when starting up ubuntu. It complains that I have different version of kernal module and x driver (or something like that).

The way I get into X after it fails to boot is (from the prompt)

[HTML]sudo rmmod nvidia
sudo modprobe nvidia
sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop
sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start[/HTML]

This works evertime. What do I need to change to keep this from happening evertime I boot?


Workaround: Modify /etc/default/linux-restricted-modules-common

DISABLED_MODULES="nvidia nvidia_legacy"

Last edited by MikeOfAustin; 05-23-2007 at 01:15 PM.
Old 05-21-2007, 02:30 PM   #2
Registered: Aug 2006
Location: Michigan
Distribution: Ubuntu
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Put those commands into a startup script? Post your xorg file.


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