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Old 02-09-2004, 03:22 PM   #1
Zodux
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xserver in Mandrake 9.2


Hi.
I am going to install a NVIDIA GeForce 2MX driver. But to do that, I need to turn of "X-Server". someone who can tell me how to do this? Thanks for all help I can get.
 
Old 02-09-2004, 04:22 PM   #2
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There are at least two ways to do it: set up your computer so it boots into console mode (run level 3) instead of graphical mode when you start up, by editing /etc/inittab and changing the "id:5:initdefault:" line to "id:3:initdefault:", or (the easier way) open up a terminal window, type 'su -' to become root, and then enter '/sbin/init 3'. When you're done installing the driver, type '/sbin/init 5' to get back to a GUI.
 
  


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