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I edited my /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file with emacs according to the nVidia instructions. When I went back later to look at it, I got a blank screen with a blinking cursor in the upper left hand corner. At the bottom of the screen there was this line:
Use M-x make-directory ret ret to create the directory.
What does this mean? Where is edited file?
By the way, I messed up the nVidia driver install so I can't start x. I'll deal with that problem later.
Like I said at the beginning of the thread, I already edited Config-4. Now I can't find it. I did an ls of my /home and there's a Config-4.swp, Config-4.tmp, but I can't open any of those with emacs either.