On 31/12/2021 06:09, home user wrote:
On 12/30/2021 2:54 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
> On 31/12/2021 05:36, home user wrote:
>> I'm using my old windows-7 box to do e-mail.
>> I did my weekly patches ("dnf upgrade") an hour ago. After rebooting,
after the rightmost rectangle turns white, I get the message "NVIDIA kernel module
missing. Falling back to nouveau.". A few seconds later, the 3 rectangles turn
orange. Then the screens go black and nothing further happens. I have to use the reset
button on the top of the tower. The behavior is the same no matter which of the 3 grub
menu Fedora entries I choose. No luck with the rescue mode (f30). I do have an f31 live
USB stick, but that has no e-mail client.
>> How do I get my f34 working properly? All I have to work with is windows-7 (this
is a dual-boot workstation) and the f31 live USB stick. Please keep in mind that I'm
a "home user" with no sys.admin. training. My sys.admin. skills are *very*
> Either boot your system to level 3, or switch to a terminal,
> Then, show what nVidia HW you have.
How do I do those 2 steps?
If it helps, the windows-7 control panel -> hardware and sound -> NVIDIA Control
Panel says I have GeForce GTX 660. It would have been bought in 2013.
You can boot and when the kernel selection comes up type "e" and then add
"3" to to linux line and the "control-X"
Or, boot normally and use "control-Alt-F3" to get to a terminal. This may or may
not work for you.
Use lspci and find the line the line for nvidia or use "lspci | grep -i nvidia"
> Then do "rpm -qa | grep nvidia"
That is the most important part. The GTX 660 requires the 470xx drivers.
> Have you gotten the nVidia stuff from rpmFusion?
If I remember correctly, I got the nVidia stuff from rpmFusion back in 2013. I see
"kmod" being patched/updated almost every time I do the weekly "dnf
Did 황준호 die?