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Re: [opensuse] Troubles with Nvidia
On 07/08/13 21:40, Vojtěch Zeisek wrote:
I probably do some silly mistake, but I can't manage it to work. I have NVIDIA
GeForce GT630M (2 GB memory, 96 CUDA cores) and I followed to install
original drivers to be able to use full power of the chip.
$ lspci | grep VGA
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor
Graphics Controller (rev 09)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108 [GeForce GT 630M]
(rev a1)
I installed the x11-video-nvidiaG02 package and run as root nvidia-xconfig, but
after reboot X doesn't start. From boot log:
nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints kernel.
Disabling lock debugging due to kernel taint
nvidia 0000:01:00.0: enabling device (0006 -> 0007)
vgaarb: device changed decodes:
NVRM: loading NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module 319.32 Wed Jun 19 15:51:20
PDT 2013
2013-08-06T08:20:17.400659+02:00 veles kdm[948]: X server died during startup
2013-08-06T08:20:17.401228+02:00 veles kdm[948]: X server for display :0
cannot be started, session disabled
I haven't try to use firmware downloaded from Nvidia's site, I'd rather use the
repository. Now I'm using xorg-x11-driver-video-nouveau.
Thank You in advance,

I had a quick read of your post and am I correct in assuming that you have a PCIe videa card as well as an onboard video chip? Is, you have to disable one of them in your BIOS for the other one to work.


Using openSUSE 12.3, KDE 4.11.0 & kernel 3.10.5-1 on a system with-
AMD FX 8-core 3.6/4.2GHz processor
16GB PC14900/1866MHz Quad Channel Corsair "Vengeance" RAM
Gigabyte AMD3+ m/board; Gigabyte nVidia GTX550Ti 1GB DDR5 GPU

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