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Old 05-17-2009, 03:58 AM   #1
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Question Full remove nVidia driver 180.51 (pkg1) on Debian 5.0.1


Hi!

I have a little question =)
How can I remove ALL components of nVidia driver?

PS. in first time, driver was installed by module-assistant (unsuccess), after that, by nVidia installer.
 
Old 05-17-2009, 09:10 PM   #2
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You can view all the command line options in an Nvidia driver by viewing the run file. I believe that you just want to run the nvidia run file with "--uninstall" appended to the command.
 
Old 05-18-2009, 01:46 AM   #3
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Lightbulb problem solved

Thanks for answer, but I resolve this problem by following steps:
1. # apt-get purge nvidia-glx
2. # nvidia-installer --uninstall
3. clean /lib ("find /lib -name nvidia" & "rm -r ...") and delete all trash (certainly exclude /lib/modules/<your_kernel>/kernel/drivers/nvidia)
4. remove all kinds of trash created by installer "find / -name nvidia" & "find / -name NVIDIA" (e.g. "# rm -r /usr/share/doc/NVIDIA*" )
5. correct xorg.conf - reset to standard drivers
6. reboot
7. # sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86...
8. correct xorg.conf again

In fact, xorg.conf for average desktop system w/nVidia card on board must look like that:

Code:
# text header

Section "Module"
    Load           "dbe"
    Load           "extmod"
    Load           "type1"
    Load           "freetype"
    Load           "glx"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
# your keyboard
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
# your mouse
EndSection

Section "Device"
	Identifier	"Configured Device"
	Driver		"nvidia"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier	"Configured Monitor"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
	Identifier	"Default Screen"
	Monitor		"Configured Monitor"
EndSection
ps And thanks everyobe again
 
  


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