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Old 01-21-2008, 04:27 PM   #1
Adam555
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set your default run level so you will boot to a default run level - vga console


How do I set my default run level so I will boot to a
vga console

I trying to install the nvidia driver for GeForce2 MX but I need to do this 1st and edit my X config file...?
 
Old 01-21-2008, 04:55 PM   #2
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If you go into your KDE / Gnome interface .. so by normal boot. You can press CTRL+ALT+F1 to go into the console. From there just do: /etc/init.d/kdm stop

or gdm / xdm depending on the x-server you are using.

Now follow the procedure for nvidia.

chmod +x nvidia-blablabla.sh

sh nvidia-blablabla.sh

then start ur xsession again: /etc/init.d/kdm start.
 
  


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