[Mageia-dev] Latest update borked my x server

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Tue Jan 29 09:35:17 CET 2013

Wolfgang Bornath skrev 29.1.2013 10:26:
> Installed MGA3 Beta2 including proprietary nvidia driver, working nicely.
> After doing updates including kernel 3.8.0-desktop-0.rc5.1.mga3 the
> startup process stopped and showed a message that a display driver
> module is loaded which conflicts with the current setup (translation
> from German) and so x server may not start correctly. And so it was:
> after "Started LSB: Nameserver information manager" the start process
> hangs. Switching to VT2 and logging in, giviong the command 'startx'
> fails:
> modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'nvidia_current': No such device
> modprobe: ERROR: Error running install command for nvidia
> modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'nvidia'; Operation not permitted
> (EE) Server termibnated with error (1)
> xinit: giving up
> xinit: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused
> xinit: server error
> That's it.

Seems nouveau blacklisting is being ignored :/
So it blocks the nvidia driver from loading properly



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