Re: kernel 2.4.22-1.2194 burned my monitor

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> On Thu, 2004-06-24 at 14:52, Hongwei Li wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> We have a fc1 linux with kernel 2.4.22-1.2188 and 2.4.22-1.2194
>> installed.
>> The X-window was working well with kernel 2.4.22-1.2188.  This morning,
>> I
>> ran up2date to get kernel 2.4.22-1.2194, installation went through
>> without
>> error.  However, after reboot, the X-window cannot start.  The monitor
>> shows the text-mode login screen, then a sound of clicking, then black,
>> then the text-mode login screen, then a sound of clicking, ... endless.
>> I
>> restart the system and select kernel 2.4.22-1.2188, X-window cannot
>> start
>> either now, the same as above.
>>
>> It seems that the monitor has been damaged by kernel 2.4.22-1.2194. I
>> could test another monitor on it, but before doing that, I want to know
>> how to set the system starting with a pure text mode, then I can probe a
>> new monitor to prevent it from burned.
>>
>> Thanks a lot!
>>
>> Hongwei Li
>
> Let me guess, you have a nvidia graphics card in the system and you were
> using the nvidia supplied drivers?
>
> If that is the case then you will need to reinstall the nvidia drivers
> for the new kernel version.  Based on the last time I had to do this
> they had a fairly easy install script that pulled the correct drivers
> and rebuilt them for your particular kernel.

Yes, I have nvidia card.  Could you tell me how to reinstall the driver
for the new kernel?  Where can I find the script for it?

Thanks!

Hongwei



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