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Old 02-03-2006, 01:14 AM   #1
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Changing Video Card drivers


I installed the wrong video card drivers when I installed my system, how do I change them to something else? I did a search on the manpages and didn't come up with anything.
 
Old 02-03-2006, 01:23 AM   #2
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Since your distro is unknown, which it may have its own method,
the 'standard' way is to run
xorgconfig
from the command line.

OR just manually edit your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file.
Change the line:
Code:
Section "Device"

    #VideoRam    262144
    # Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate
    Identifier     "videocard1"
    Driver         "nvidia"
EndSection
(of course yours might not say "nvidia")
to
Driver "Proper_driver"
Here is a small list of drivers:
http://xorg.freedesktop.org/X11R6.8....RELNOTES3.html

good luck
-tw

Last edited by tw001_tw; 02-03-2006 at 01:24 AM.
 
Old 02-03-2006, 01:38 PM   #3
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Thanks for the help.
 
  


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