[ATrpms-users] nvidia upgrade problem
Jeffrey J. Kosowsky
atrpms at kosowsky.org
Sun Jan 16 15:23:48 CET 2011
John Robinson wrote at about 11:47:01 +0000 on Sunday, January 16, 2011:
> On 16/01/2011 00:18, Jeffrey J. Kosowsky wrote:
> > I just ran yum update and got the latest 22.214.171.124 drivers that
> > replace the previous 126.96.36.199 version.
> > However, X11 is no longer working and the syslog shows the following
> > message:
> > NVRM: API mismatch: the client has the version 260.19.29, but
> > NVRM: this kernel module has the version 260.19.21. Please
> > NVRM: make sure that this kernel module and all NVIDIA driver
> > NVRM: components have the same version.
> > Graphics was working fine before the yum update. I didn't reboot.
> > All I did was "stop prefdm; start prefdm"
> There's the problem right there. You're still running the older kernel
> module because you didn't reboot (or otherwise switch to the newer
> kernel module; I imagine you could have stopped prefdm, unloaded the old
> module, loaded the new one, and started prefdm instead of rebooting).
But I did "stop prefdm"; did the nvidia-graphics-switch and then
That is supposed to change the kernel modules.
I also btw tried it manually...
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