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Re: [Xen-devel] Video driver update

To: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Video driver update
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 15:20:56 +0100
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On 06/17/2010 02:20 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 05:02:41PM +0530, Onkar Mahajan wrote:
>> Hi,
>> When I boot into the dom0 kernel. The system is not able to find the
>> NVIDIA video driver.Normally , when I update the non-pvops kernel
>> I switch the virtual console and install the
>> video driver and reboot , then the video driver module gets installed.
>> But I am not able to do similar thing in the case of pvops kernel.
>> How can I keep this video driver installed across the kernel updates.
>> Note that this driver is a proprietary driver from NVIDIA.
>> (NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-195.36.
>> 31-pkg2.run)
> I would think this would not work.. but you never know. Did you run the
> package? Did it install/compile the modules? Did it change your Xorg
> file? Did you crank up the verbosity of the kernel and Xen to see what
> is happening.
> Please do look at the PVOPS Wiki (just google for it) for how to set
> those verbosity functions.

As far as I know, the nvidia installer explicitly tests for Xen and does
nothing/fails if present.


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