On 02/01/16 00:50, David A. De Graaf wrote:
I wrote the inquiry below to the fedora users maillinglist
but there was no response except a suggestion to ask here,
so this is it.
I recently had a problem with the nvidia-340xx. I would only get a blank screen with no
being started. I did not check the logs I just did what has worked for me in the past.
1. dnf erase *nvidia*
2. reboot (You could either boot to gui using nouveau or multi-user mode)
3. dnf install akmod-nvidia-340xx (In your case akmod-nvidia-304xx
Since writing the text below, another Fedora 23
kernel-4.3.3-303.fc23.x86_64 made an appearance, along with a new
but they exhibit the identical fault.
The latest two kernels and the nvidia-304xx module are incompatible.
That is, the nvidia.ko module built by akmod-nvidia-304xx won't load.
That means that my three machines with older nvidia video cards (one
built into the mobo) are stuck running the old
In the past, incompatibilities were resolved in about a week.
This time, it's nearly a month. No new package of akmod-nvidia-304xx
or kmod-nvidia-304xx has shown up at the
The akmod-nvidia-340xx module on another machine that needs it runs fine.
Does anyone have a clue when this older version of the nvidia module
might be fixed?
Here are the error messages with the newer kernel:
Console error message when trying to run 'startxfce':
(==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d"
modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'nvidia': Unknown symbol in module,
or unknown parameter (see dmesg)
[ 12.563315] nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints kernel.
[ 12.563325] Disabling lock debugging due to kernel taint
[ 12.573867] nvidia: Unknown symbol mtrr_del (err 0)
[ 12.573977] nvidia: Unknown symbol mtrr_add (err 0)
[ 31.162308] nvidia: Unknown symbol mtrr_del (err 0)
[ 31.162397] nvidia: Unknown symbol mtrr_add (err 0)
[ 81.656643] nvidia: Unknown symbol mtrr_del (err 0)
[ 81.656736] nvidia: Unknown symbol mtrr_add (err 0)