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[Xen-users] Re: [Xen-devel] Video driver update

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Subject: [Xen-users] Re: [Xen-devel] Video driver update
From: Andrew Lyon <andrew.lyon@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 15:31:53 +0100
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On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.
>    J
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The nvidia binary driver can be made to work on xensource style
kernels, but not on pv_ops.


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