Xorg and nvidia-driver-173 ABI
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Thu Apr 9 05:13:08 PDT 2009
On Thu, 09 Apr 2009 07:19:31 -0400
Michael Powell <nightrecon at verizon.net> wrote:
> RW wrote:
> > I picked-up the most recent xorg update a couple of days ago, and
> > since then X has been failing to start with the binary nvidia
> > driver, and is leaving the following in Xorg.0.log:
> > (EE) NVIDIA(0): This video driver ABI is not supported.
> > (EE) NVIDIA(0): Use the -ignoreABI option to override this check.
> Have you rebuilt the nvidia-port after the xorg update? You might
> just need to do the make, make deinstall, make reinstall dance for
> the version you're using. This will rebuild the kernel module to
> match the new xorg.
Yes, I always do that, the driver installs a library that overwrites
one installed by Xorg, and doesn't work correctly otherwise.
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