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[SOLVED] Error with Nvidia Drivers (following the Beginner's Guide)

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I followed the beginner's installation guide and everything worked fine all the way up untill updating the kernel module dependencies using the "depmod -a" command.. First I created the "xorg.conf" file with the "nvidia-xconfig&qu

I followed the beginner's installation guide and everything worked fine all the way up untill updating the kernel module dependencies using the "depmod -a" command..
First I created the "xorg.conf" file with the "nvidia-xconfig" command and it said:
Make sure all instances of DRI are commented out:
#    Load        "dri"
However, there are no instances of "dri" in my xorg.conf file, so i skipped this step and moved on.
Next it said:
Double check your /etc/X11/xorg.conf to make sure your default depth, horizontal sync, vertical refresh, and resolutions are acceptable.
But I don't know what they should be set to, so I skipped this and moved on again.
This is where everything fails:
The next step is to use the following command to update the kernel module dependencies for the nVidia drivers.
depmod -a
But when i do that, it fails.
Anyone know possibly why or has had this issue?
Last edited by trusktr (2010-02-19 07:22:32)

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PirateJonno wrote:um, I don't think you can just 'do' a kernel update, you have to wait for a new one to come out first
You can run any kernel version you wish on Arch, if you compile yourself, of course.
trustktr wrote:Hmmmm, yeah, that is a good question: When to run depmod -a?
When you first install the proprietary drivers. That's it, unless you will be maintaining a custom kernel system or something. In fact, the proprietary drivers might even run the depmod script themselves, I don't know, since it is a black box binary. Makes sense, but someone else would need to answer that.
EDIT: Also wanted to add that many shell commands throw no output whatsoever upon successful completion. Therefore, the absence of error output can be interpreted as no error. Just FYI.
Last edited by Misfit138 (2010-02-21 02:58:04)

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