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Originally Posted by Kieren Tried all these things... The only thing that allowed me to start my xserver was to uninstall the driver with the Restricted Drivers manager So, does ...
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- 02-12-2008 #11
- Join Date
- May 2004
- arch linux
- 02-12-2008 #12
No, I can get the xserver to load on boot but that means I can't have the driver installed.Linux User #453176
- 02-13-2008 #13
- 02-13-2008 #14
No, I used the driver package to uninstall the driver I had installed manually and rebooted. That's when the desktop booted up without any problems.
I went back into the driver package and installed the Kubuntu drivers and it stopped booting properly againLinux User #453176
- 02-13-2008 #15
I personally don't see what the big deal with compiling the module again after installing or updating your kernel, particularly since I'm always updating my kernel, I haven't had any problems using the installer from the nvidia site, run the
- 02-13-2008 #16
- 02-13-2008 #17
The driver is currently uninstalled. Using the installer with the --uninstall flag says that the driver isn't installed. The driver isn't installed via the restricted drivers either.
When I boot the desktop starts up no problems. When I install the driver, either way, then that's when the error occursLinux User #453176
- 02-13-2008 #18
when you install the nvidia driver from nvidia website does it give you any errors or any warnings?
- 02-13-2008 #19
No, it installs fine and then I can start kdm with the driver installed as normal.
When I reboot the GUI doesn't load until I reinstall the driver again.Linux User #453176
- 02-13-2008 #20
is the module being loaded on boot? I know earlier in the thread someone mentioned adding nvidia to /etc/modules
after a reboot does
lsmod | grep nvidia