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Old 01-10-09, 04:10 PM   #5
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Default Re: Unable to use drivers >180.06 on Quadro NVS 135M

Originally Posted by artem View Post
At the driver install stage it's not safe to simply purge old modules as it can break the consistency of a system package manager (DEB or RPM).

Anyway NVIDIA software developers could indeed fix this problem by showing a big warning message if a kernel module from a previous driver version was detected in the system.
Come on!

It is the same with xorg.conf, isn't it? the system package manager's configuration file is backed up and a new one is put there. And also other libraries are backed up before being substituted by the new ones. (I think for the --uninstall feature).
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