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lowlifeboy 02-21-2004 09:46 AM

Need to modify - modules.conf
I have Lindows OS (based on Debian) on a Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100 laptop. My laptop has NVidia drivers and I need to add the following the the modules.conf file:
options nvidia NVreg_SoftEDIDs=0 NVreg_Mobile=2

In RedHat, and Mandrake, I knew exactly how to make this change - but I went to make the change on modules.conf and it said not to do it there. The remarks there say to go to /etc/modutils, where do I add this line?

Any ideas?

Thanks :)

lowlifeboy 02-21-2004 06:25 PM

Anyone has any ideas on how to do this? ;)

liquigel 02-21-2004 07:51 PM

With debian, you don't modify modules.conf by-hand, but rather use modconf
to do it for you.

HappyTux 02-22-2004 02:52 PM

You need to edit the file /etc/modutils/aliases as root and add an option for the module settings then once you save the file you need to run update-modules to have the new information entered into the /etc/modules.conf to be available for use. An example of the line from my file.

# Added by me for Nvidia card
options nvidia NVreg_EnableAGPFW=1

You should put the both options on the one line separated by a space I believe and after you have updated the modules go to the console and stop the X server if using kde then you can do this by /etc/init.d/kdm stop then rmmod nvidia and modprobe nvidia to remove and reload the nvidia module with the new settings. Then /etc/init.d/kdm restart to get a new kde login screen while restarting the X server.

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