must rmmod nvidia & modprobe nvidia to start X

Sven Richter sveri-list at
Thu Feb 14 10:52:38 UTC 2008

On Thursday 14 February 2008 02:13:07 Zach wrote:
> hmm... I'm not running the drivers from the nvidia website. I'm using
> the nvidia packaged drivers.
> I think the effect (which may well have made the difference for you)
> is having removed the init script which uses mknod to create nvidia
> device nodes.  I think this probably is important for me, however,
> since I'm using the packaged drivers.  Also linux-restricted-modules
> depends on this package.
Yes, thats right, but after compiling the module once, i dont
need them anymore.

I am aware that this probably won't work for you, but
i thought it maybe could give you a hint where to go on
with searching.


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