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Feb 16, 2012, 2:30 AM
Post #1 of 1
Em 16/02/2012 04:36, "Nikos Chantziaras" <realnc [at] arcor> escreveu:
> On 16/02/12 02:06, Frank Peters wrote:
>> After updating nvidia-drivers from 290.10 to 295.20-r1, I cannot start X
>> and the log files contain this message:
>> (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module. Please see
>> [ 3482.609] (EE) NVIDIA(0): system's kernel log for additional error
>> messages and
>> [ 3482.609] (EE) NVIDIA(0): consult the NVIDIA README for details.
>> [ 3482.609] (EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting ***
>> [ 3482.609]
>> NVRM: API mismatch: the client has the version 295.20, but
>> NVRM: this kernel module has the version 290.10.
>> What could be the problem? I've seen no other reports of
>> this issue.
> The above error means that the kernel module that is currently loaded is
> the old one while the X driver is the new one. In other words, you only
> tried to restart X instead of rebooting the machine or terminating X, doing
> "modprobe -r nvidia" and then restarting X.
> Contrary to other posts, you do NOT need to rebuild your kernel. You only
> need to load the new kernel module.