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

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Mon Feb 16 12:11:15 UTC 2009

On Mo, 2009-02-16 at 11:51 +0000, Odysseus Flappington wrote:
> 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?
yes, you should simply log out to get the X server restarted instead of
killing it with CAB ....

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