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Old 11-13-2004, 06:51 AM   #1
Registered: May 2004
Distribution: Debian sid amd64
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Problem to install NVIDIA driver


I have problem to install the latest NVIDIA driver. I run sh NVIDIA.... without any problem, after that if i run startx it works well, the system is using nvidia driver. the module nvidia is load. I had in /etc/modprobe.d/, a file nvidia with :

alias /dev/nvidia* nvidia
alias char-major-195 nvidia

But when I restarted my computer, i can't start X. it's due to the fact nvidia isnot loaded.

So how can i automaticaly load this module, I mean, i do'nt want to type manually "modprobe nvidia"


Last edited by punx120; 11-13-2004 at 07:35 AM.
Old 11-13-2004, 02:28 PM   #2
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run as root --------> nano -w /etc/modules in konsole then edit there nvidia Ctrl+O save and Ctrl+X exit then change the vesa or nv to nvidia in XF86Config-4 and remove modules glx and dri once you are there finally reboot.
Old 11-13-2004, 03:06 PM   #3
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Thank you,

I figured out in the afternoon.



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