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Re: how to get to runlevel 3 (to install nvidia drivers)



On 2011-06-11 10:30 +0200, Andrei POPESCU wrote:

> On Vi, 10 iun 11, 15:09:49, Rohit Vaidya wrote:
>> For NVidia driver installation the Xorg should not be kept running. 
>
> Why not? Using the Debian packages I never had any issues with that.

The NVidia installer tries to load the kernel module when it's finished,
and any previous version has to be unloaded first which is not possible
when X is running.  There are some commandline options to override that
behavior, but by default the installer will abort if X is running.

Sven


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