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Old 11-25-2004, 08:47 PM   #31
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Oh and by the way, it is great that you are nearly there. Everything is fine you just need to have it loading automatically on boot.

And i can't remember whether you have already said it or not but are you using 10.1 ?
 
Old 11-26-2004, 06:06 AM   #32
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To answer the previous question(s)...

Just edit /etc/modprobe.preload

Add a line which just reads

nvidia

You also may need

nvram

based upon which version of Linux you are running.

On some of my systems ( Intel Motherboard based ones ) I also have a line which reads...

intel-agp

to preload the Intel AGP driver.

You may also need to mkinitrd after this...

 
Old 11-26-2004, 10:02 AM   #33
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It's working!!!

I just added nvidia to /etc/modprobe.preload and all is well.

Adding nvidia to /etc/modules does nothing.

Would there have been a way, if this message board didn't exist, that I could have read somewhere what modprobe.preload does, and then have figured out to use that file? I'd like to move toward self sufficiency but don't know how to get there exactly.

Thanks!
 
Old 11-26-2004, 12:01 PM   #34
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Great.

Re: Reading...

No unfortunately all you can do is peruse the kernel sources and trace scripts.

That is what I do whenever I have a problem...
 
Old 11-26-2004, 06:46 PM   #35
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Quote:
Originally posted by vbmark
It's working!!!

I just added nvidia to /etc/modprobe.preload and all is well.

Adding nvidia to /etc/modules does nothing.

Would there have been a way, if this message board didn't exist, that I could have read somewhere what modprobe.preload does, and then have figured out to use that file? I'd like to move toward self sufficiency but don't know how to get there exactly.

Thanks!
That's excellent man!

Just love a successful outcome, and you're learning as you go. The good thing is that you will be able to give someone else some help if they have the same problem (and they will)

Cheers
 
  


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