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Old 11-17-2004, 03:08 PM   #1
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shutting down x server in 10.1

naturaly i'm attempting to install the nvidia driver.

so how do i kill x?
Old 11-17-2004, 03:47 PM   #2
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I use service dm stop.
Old 11-17-2004, 06:33 PM   #3
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You also might want to be sure to UNLOAD any memory resident NVIDIA kernel modules before you start..


To see which are loaded



Make sure that they unload and that you DO NOT get a busy error message before trying to install the new drivers.


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