how to test restricted nvidia drivers on live cd without CAB?

Lars Wirzenius lars at
Mon Feb 16 12:00:26 UTC 2009

ma, 2009-02-16 kello 11:51 +0000, Odysseus Flappington kirjoitti:
> One trick I've used quite a few times, was to test to see if the
> nvidia restricted drivers would work on a machine before installing by
> doing the following:
> 1) booting a live cd
> 2) installing the restricted drivers
> 3) pressing ctrl+alt+backspace to load them
> Will this be possible in 9.04 without CAB?

It is always possible to restart the X server without
Control-Alt-Backspace. For example, you can reboot the machine by using
the power or reset buttions.

If you find Control-Alt-Backspace to be more convenient to you, can
enable it even in jaunty.

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