Re: [Vserver] x with nvidia module in vserver?

From: Torsten Becker <>
Date: Tue 04 Oct 2005 - 13:22:43 BST
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Chuck schrieb:
Since the vserver can not load a module I load it in the host.
The host is my also my testsystem for the nvidia-module. I have a
complete x-workstation installed in the host.

Greets, Torsten

>On Tuesday 04 October 2005 08:08 am, Torsten Becker wrote:
>I have not tried this yet, but this is one of my priorities after I finish the
>servers. I also would be interested in a solution.
>One question. Do you pre-load the nvidia module at startup so X doesn't have
>to try to insert it into the kernel?
>I am going to need full functionality since I run a heavily loaded twinview
>>Hello List,
>>I try to run a complete workstation in a vserver including a x-server.
>>This is no problem since I do not try to use the hardware acceleration
>>with the nvidia kernel module.
>>I have set several capabilities for the vserver:
>>I copied the device files from the host to the vserver. If I use the
>>"nv" driver for xfree all is well. But if I try to use "nvidia" xfree fails
>>with the error "unable to load kernel module". This is clear for me.
>>Then I tried to figure out which device is used with the "nv" driver. I
>>tried to copa the device file /dev/nvidia0-4 from the host to
>>/dev/video0-4 in the vserver.
>>But the 3d-accel does not function...
>>Does anyone have a hint for me, how I can manage this? Or is it impossible?
>>I use this configuration to deploy the workstations to a pool of pc's.
>>Therefor the security between host and vserver is not first goal.
>>Greets, Torsten
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