[Mageia-discuss] Install

Gary Montalbine gmontalbine at cox.net
Sun Jan 29 23:10:24 CET 2012

On 01/29/2012 03:55 PM, Florian Hubold wrote:
> Am 28.01.2012 23:08, schrieb Gary Montalbine:
>> On 01/24/2012 01:24 PM, Florian Hubold wrote:
>>> Am 24.01.2012 16:41, schrieb Gary Montalbine:

>> I installed the updated kernel-server today. I was unable to get into kde.
>> The reboot took me to init 3. I tried startx and got errors. I had to remove
>> the kernel. This might be a good time to see if my graphics card is
>> supported. If I reinstall the kernel-server it will take me to init 3. Can I
>> use XFdrake at this point to install the proper nvidia drivers? And then
>> startx to go into kde?
>> Gary
> Probably because you didn't install kernel-servel-devel package which is needed
> for dksm to successfully rebuild the nvidia driver for the new kernel. So you
> should
> install kernel-server-latest and kernel-server-devel-latest to ensure you
> always have
> the latest server kernel and the corresponding -devel package. Then just run
> drakx11 to setup the nvidia, if still needed. IIRC, you need to reboot then.
I reinstalled the kernel-server latest and kernel-server-devel and then 
used MCC to install the proprietary driver. It now works.

Thanks, Gary

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