Livna nVidia problems...

Lonni J Friedman netllama at
Fri Jun 22 23:20:09 UTC 2007

On 6/22/07, monty19@ <monty19 at> wrote:
>  >I've used the livna repo before for nVidia driver downloads. But
>  >since installing Fedora 7, I've been having problems. Once
>  >I've done a yum install kmod-nvidia I do an xorg.conf update and
>  >run X, but I keep getting the message:
>  >FATAL: Module nvidia not found.
>  >(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to load the NVIDIA kernel module!
>  >(EE) NVIDIA(0):  *** Aborting ***
>  >HELP! (please)
> I had similar problems though I don't remember if the error was exactly
> the same. I think all you need to do is reboot and udev will take care
> of everything, though I was stubborn about it and went looking through
> the logs. I forget where (I know I'm so helpful) but I saw that it
> couldn't find /dev/nvidiactl and /dev/nvidia0 I think it was. I did
> MAKEDEV nvidia0 and then MAKEDEV nvidiactl and I was fine from that
> point on.

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