Grub and/or kernel problem...
peter.king-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at public.gmane.org
Tue Nov 15 17:06:56 UTC 2005
On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 11:32:15AM -0500, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> Debian kernels build a modular nvidia fb driver, not built in. It has
> never caused any problems for me using the nvidia binary driver for X as
> long as I didn't misconfigure discover/hotplug to auto load fb drivers.
> Did they stop building the nvidia fb module in 2.6.14? Nope, I just
> looked, still there as a module, nothing changed there.
That module works for newer cards; they've split off the older RIVA TNT
and TNT2 cards into a separate module (rivafb) that is not automagically
built or built-in, I believe. It only affects those of us old enough to
have old video cards!
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