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Old 02-15-2003, 01:47 PM   #1
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Unhappy HELP!!! no gui in RH 8.0

Ok so I mistakenly installed the incorrect nvidia drivers for my geforce 2 Ti and now I'm stuck at the command prompt. When I was using older vers of Redhat I was able to config video/audio in as ascii menu at the cmd prompt by using 'linuxconfig' or something like that. How can I re-configure my video from the command line? What and where is the RH 8.0 command for getting that config menu? THanks in advance.
Old 02-15-2003, 01:53 PM   #2
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Not sure which utilities you have, so console-only method. Open /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file in any editor (as root). It may be joe, vim, pico...
Then comment out 'Load "glx"' line (by putting # at the beggining). When it's done, search for 'Driver "nvidia"' and change it do 'Driver "nv"'. Save the file. Test it (and install the right drivers).
Old 02-16-2003, 11:47 AM   #3
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Thanks Mara! That did the trick.


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