Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 13 12:10:38 UTC 2009
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Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
> I ran into some problems.
> Control/Alt/F1 took me to a prompt. /etc/init.d/gdm stop stopped the x
> server. Then I ran sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-185.18.14-pkg1 and the NVIDIA
> installer came up. It said it could not find a kernel and tried to download
> one from nvidia.com but could not find the server so it asked to create a
> kernel, which I allowed. Then it said it would have to start in some basic
> graphic mode, then asked something else I've forgotten but have to do with
> video and '0' and F5. Anyway after that all it would give me is a command
> promt and 'exit' did not work. I then rebooted and ran safe mode and asked
> it to repair broken packages, which asked me if i wanted to remove obsolete
> packages, to which i said yes. Then I was able to load Ubuntu but
> System/Preferences/Nvidia does not work (says not running nvidia drivers).
> Thanks for any assistance.
Why are you using the bash file from Nvidia? You can get several Nvidia
drivers from the repositories. I just got one for this Jaunty and it is
working great! Number 180 I think it is.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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