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Old 11-10-2004, 11:17 AM   #1
pirozzi
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uninstall nvidia drivers


i'm giong to install a new video card. i've the new ati driver but i've been told that before installing it i have to uninstall the nvidia driver before. is it true? how can i manage it?
 
Old 11-11-2004, 03:22 PM   #2
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It's not really a matter of uninstalling the nvidia driver as telling X not to use it. Take a look at /etc/X11/xorg.conf (assuming slackware here, for FC1 I think they were still on XFree so, X86Config), and edit out the "card" setting from being "nvidia" to being... whatever it is for ati, I think its: "flglrx" something off like that, its in the ATI docs. There's no need to actually delete the nvidia module.

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