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----- SORRY, NO ACTUALLY - I quit X server :P ----- Hi, I've got Slackware 12.0. I have got problem with glx (X logout when I start game World of ...
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- 12-24-2007 #1
- Join Date
- Dec 2007
Reinstall NVIDIA Driver
----- SORRY, NO ACTUALLY - I quit X server :P -----
I've got Slackware 12.0. I have got problem with glx (X logout when I start game World of Padman). I want reinstall my Nvidia drivers. I get it from Linux Display Driver - x86. My graphic cart - NVIDIA GeForce 6600. My /var/log/nvidia-installer.log:
root@maciej#:/home/maciej/Desktop# cat /var/log/nvidia-installer.log nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' creation time: Mon Dec 24 17:16:08 2007 option status: license pre-accepted : false update : false force update : false expert : false uninstall : false driver info : false precompiled interfaces : true no ncurses color : false query latest version : false OpenGL header files : true no questions : false silent : false no recursion : false no backup : false kernel module only : false sanity : false add this kernel : false no runlevel check : false no network : false no ABI note : false no RPMs : false no kernel module : false force SELinux : default no X server check : false force tls : (not specified) X install prefix : (not specified) X library install path : (not specified) X module install path : (not specified) OpenGL install prefix : (not specified) OpenGL install libdir : (not specified) utility install prefix : (not specified) utility install libdir : (not specified) doc install prefix : (not specified) kernel name : (not specified) kernel include path : (not specified) kernel source path : (not specified) kernel output path : (not specified) kernel install path : (not specified) proc mount point : /proc ui : (not specified) tmpdir : /tmp ftp mirror : ftp://download.nvidia.com RPM file list : (not specified) Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface -> The file '/tmp/.X0-lock' exists and appears to contain the process ID '4516' of a runnning X server. ERROR: You appear to be running an X server; please exit X before installing. For further details, please see the section INSTALLING THE NVIDIA DRIVER in the README available on the Linux driver download page at www.nvidia.com. ERROR: Installation has failed. Please see the file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' for details. You may find suggestions on fixing installation problems in the README available on the Linux driver download page at www.nvidia.com.
- 01-02-2008 #2
- Join Date
- Nov 2005
Get totally out of X by eitherCode:
su password init 3
Then running the NVIDIA*.run script as root
Say 'yes' to everything EXCEPT 'look for a kernel module', it will then compile one for you.
Up to you if you want it to modify your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file. I let it do it. Works good for me.
Then init 4, go back to your GUI login, and try glxinfo.
Any other questions, look at my post here