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i have problem in slackware ,nvidia drivers do not installinig in my slackware 10.2 kernel 2.6.16 ,i dont know where is problem ,this first time one this problem with nvidia ...
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    problem with NVidia driver NX6200 vga PCI-e


    i have problem in slackware ,nvidia drivers do not installinig in my slackware 10.2 kernel 2.6.16 ,i dont know where is problem ,this first time one this problem with nvidia drivers,two my monitor is dead from nvidia driver ,i dont know why?

    idia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log'
    creation time: Wed Apr 19 12:34:02 2006

    option status:
    license pre-accepted : false
    update : false
    force update : false
    expert : false
    uninstall : false
    driver info : false
    no precompiled interface: false
    no ncurses color : false
    query latest driver ver : false
    OpenGL header files : true
    no questions : false
    silent : 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
    force tls : (not specified)

    sing: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface
    -> The file '/tmp/.X0-lock' exists... an X server appears to be running
    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.

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    It seems that you are trying to install driver while you are using X11 server. Try running slackware in runlevel 3, you can use telinit 3 to achieve this, or edit /etc/inittab file setting id:3:initdefault: and rebooting. Hope this will help. Sorry for my english

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