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    HELP: GeForce 4 vs. Fedora Core 3

    I just installed NVIDIA GeForce 4 linux drivers on my PC which is using Fedora Core 3. I used init 3 and then init 5 to shutdown X and then bring back X. I changed my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file according to the readme that came with the drivers from the official site. I saw the NVIDIA logo as X started. Everything seems fine.

    I rebooted PC and then I get this:

    (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module!
    (EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting ***
    (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

    Fatal server error:
    no screens found

    .... <snip>


  2. #2
    Linux Guru techieMoe's Avatar
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    Do a search before posting new topics. The Fedora Core 3/Nvidia problem has been asked about many many times (and possible fixes have been offered). Perhaps another kind poster will give you some links to these threads.
    Registered Linux user #270181

  3. #3
    Don't worry guys. I googled +"Fedora Core 3" +nVidia and found this useful advice:

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    That fix is noted on Fedora Core's site.
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    Registered Linux User #375050

  6. #5
    Thanks man. This saves me alot of hassle.

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